There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Mount Kosciuszko by train, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train XPT, bus, travel  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Travel from Towong/Murray River Rd to Mount Kosciuszko

Cheapest option

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Thredbo

$90 - $313

4 alternative options

Bus, travel  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Travel from Towong/Murray River Rd to Mount Kosciuszko

Train V-Line, bus, travel  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Corryong Newsagency/Murray Valley Hwy
  3. Travel from Corryong Newsagency/Murray Valley Hwy to Mount Kosciuszko

Fly to Albury, bus, travel  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Travel from Towong/Murray River Rd to Mount Kosciuszko

Fly to Cooma, travel  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Cooma (OOM) MEL - OOM
  2. Travel from Cooma to Mount Kosciuszko

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Mount Kosciuszko is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $430 and takes 6 h 47 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Mount Kosciuszko is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $430 and takes 6 h 47 min.

More details

The distance between Melbourne and Mount Kosciuszko is 329 km.

The best way to get from Melbourne to Mount Kosciuszko without a car is to train and bus and travel which takes 7 h 23 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Melbourne to Mount Kosciuszko, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

Search flights

Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra Airport.

Search flights

There are 120+ hotels available in Mount Kosciuszko. Prices start at $182 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $18.

More details

Map of how to get from Melbourne to Mount Kosciuszko.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 205.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Mount Kosciuszko, NSW, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Mount Kosciuszko. However, you can take the train to Albury, take the walk to Snow White Depot/David St, take the bus to Towong/Murray River Rd, then take the travel to Mount Kosciuszko. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Albury, take the walk to Snow White Depot/David St, take the bus to Towong/Murray River Rd, then take the travel to Mount Kosciuszko.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $35
First
$35 - $50
Sleeper
$100 - $120
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Corryong Newsagency/Murray Valley Hwy
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Bus from Canberra Airport to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$17 - $25
Flexifare
$26 - $40
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Albury station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.