There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Naracoorte by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  8 h 8 min

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

$71 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus via Ararat  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ararat
  2. Take the bus from Ararat to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
  3. Take the bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to McRae St/Robertson St

$22 - $32

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

$38 - $46

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Naracoorte 284.8 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Melbourne to Mount Gambier, bus  •  5 h 38 min

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

$164 - $337

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland, bus  •  18 h 31 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

$81 - $303

Questions & Answers

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 Ararat and Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 18 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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The best way to get from Melbourne to Naracoorte without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 8 min and costs .

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

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Melbourne to Naracoorte bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Mount Gambier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Melbourne to Naracoorte bus services, operated by PTV Regional Transit, arrive at McRae St/Robertson St station.

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Naracoorte is 30 min behind Melbourne. It is currently 7:25 PM in Melbourne and 6:55 PM in Naracoorte.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Naracoorte is 456 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Melbourne to Naracoorte.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Mount Gambier Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Naracoorte.
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  • Distance: 240.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Naracoorte via Ararat and Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave in around 8 h 18 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
$57
Rail Saver
$66 - $70
Red Service
$67 - $72
Red Premium
$90 - $100
Bus operators
Premier Stateliner
Phone
1300 851 345
Email
reservations@premierstateliner.com.au
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Bordertown to Naracoorte
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
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
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ararat
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ararat to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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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