There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Murray Bridge by train, bus, car 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  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Overland

$60 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Fe70 / ...

$40 - $65

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. 408.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. MEL - ADL

$97 - $282

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 $60 - $110 and the journey takes 8 h 13 min. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Murray Bridge once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 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
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
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
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$60
Rail Saver
$84 - $89
Red Service
$95 - $105
Red Premium
$125 - $140
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 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Murray Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Murray Bridge is 590 km. The road distance is 654 km.

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

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

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.

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.

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