There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Naracoorte 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, bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bordertown Overland
  2. Take the bus from Bordertown to Naracoorte

$75 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus V-Line  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill
  2. Take the bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to McRae St/Robertson St Horsham - Naracoorte Via Natimuk, Goroke & Edenhope

$28 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus Firefly Express  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Horsham Fe70
  2. Take the bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to McRae St/Robertson St Horsham - Naracoorte Via Natimuk, Goroke & Edenhope

$39 - $48

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Naracoorte 284.8 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Melbourne to Mount Gambier, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) MEL - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte

$166 - $343

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland, bus  •  18 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Portland (PTJ) MEB - PTJ
  2. Take the bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
  3. Take the bus from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte

$83 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Naracoorte is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Naracoorte is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Naracoorte is 385 km. The road distance is 455.6 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 27 min to get from Melbourne to Naracoorte, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Naracoorte. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at McRae St/Robertson St via Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Naracoorte via Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave in around 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland via Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $230
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$68 - $73
Red Service
$70 - $75
Red Premium
$95 - $105
Bus operators
Premier Stateliner
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Bordertown to Naracoorte
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to McRae St/Robertson St
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Horsham
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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