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There are 9 ways to get from Melbourne to Murwillumbah by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

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

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Fly Melbourne to Gold Coast  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL) MEL - OOL

$74 - $292

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Fly Avalon to Gold Coast  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - OOL

$89 - $375

Fly Melbourne to Ballina, night bus  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ballina (BNK) MEL - BNK
  2. Take the night bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Murwillumbah Station, Coach Bay

$112 - $371

Fly Melbourne to Brisbane, train, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE) MEL - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Robina, platform 1
  3. Take the bus from Robina Coach Stop to Murwillumbah Station, Coach Bay

$98 - $293

Train, bus  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 33 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Murwillumbah Station, Coach Bay 171 / ...

$139 - $288

Bus via Brunswick Heads  •  26 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station Gx323 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brunswick Heads Gx244

$138 - $243

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  27 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Murwillumbah

$128 - $171

Train  •  28 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2

$217 - $380

Drive  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Murwillumbah 1028.2 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Murwillumbah is to fly which costs $100 - $420 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Murwillumbah is to fly which costs $100 - $420 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Murwillumbah station. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Murwillumbah Station, Coach Bay via Sydney and Brunswick Heads Coach Stop, Park St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 31 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Murwillumbah is 1314 km. The road distance is 1645.1 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Murwillumbah without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 19 min and costs $190 - $410.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Melbourne to Murwillumbah, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Murwillumbah bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Melbourne station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Murwillumbah is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs $100 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $350 and takes 26 h 31 min, you could also train, which costs $300 - $550 and takes 28 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Melbourne to Murwillumbah bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Brunswick Heads station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Murwillumbah.
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  • Distance: 821.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Melbourne to Murwillumbah hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Murwillumbah via Sydney, Brunswick Heads, and Brunswick Heads Coach Stop, Park St in around 26 h 31 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Robina, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $20
Standard
$18 - $23
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$70 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Murwillumbah Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Robina Coach Stop to Murwillumbah Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Murwillumbah Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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 Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120
Bus from Sydney to Brunswick Heads
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$65 - $100
Flexifare
$80 - $120
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Murwillumbah
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Murwillumbah is 1645 km. It takes approximately 17 h 49 min to drive from Melbourne to Murwillumbah.

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

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There are 299+ hotels available in Murwillumbah. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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

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