There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Murray Bridge by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Murray Bridge Overland

$55 - $100

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Bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Murray Bridge Fe70 / ...

$40 - $60

3 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Murray Bridge 408.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Melbourne, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL) MEL - ADL
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Murray Bridge

$91 - $276

Fly from Avalon, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Adelaide (ADL) AVV - ADL
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Murray Bridge

$111 - $659

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Murray Bridge is to bus which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Murray Bridge is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $380 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Murray Bridge is 590 km. The road distance is 654.1 km.

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The train from Southern Cross to Murray Bridge takes 8 h 13 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne and arriving at Murray Bridge. Services depart once daily, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Murray Bridge. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Murray Bridge.
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  • Distance: 368.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 13 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Murray Bridge, SA, Australia?

PTV Overland operates a train from Melbourne to Murray Bridge twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $100 and the journey takes 8 h 13 min. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Murray Bridge once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min. V-Line also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Avalon to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Avalon to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Murray Bridge
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$80 - $85
Red Service
$90 - $100
Red Premium
$120 - $135
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Murray Bridge
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Murray Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Information Centre/South Tce
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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