There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Nimbin by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Melbourne to Gold Coast, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL) MEL - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St to Nimbin Central School Near Thorburn St

Cheapest option

Fly Melbourne to Lismore  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Lismore (LSY) MEL - LSY

$123 - $303

5 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Ballina, bus, line 650 bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ballina (BNK) MEL - BNK
  2. Take the bus from Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange to Lismore Transit Centre
  3. Take the line 650 bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Cullen St Before Sibley St

Bus to Avalon, fly to Gold Coast, line 605 bus, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - OOL
  3. Take the line 605 bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St
  4. Take the bus from Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St to Nimbin Central School Near Thorburn St

Fly Melbourne to Brisbane, train, line 760 bus, line 605 bus, bus  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE) MEL - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  3. Take the line 760 bus from Varsity Lakes station to Wharf St at Tweed Mall
  4. Take the line 605 bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St
  5. Take the bus from Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St to Nimbin Central School Near Thorburn St

Train  •  24 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Kyogle Station 31

$197 - $366

Drive  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Nimbin 1004 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Nimbin is to drive which costs $190 - $280 and takes 17 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Nimbin is to fly which costs $160 - $420 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Nimbin is 1280 km. The road distance is 1606.4 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Melbourne to Nimbin, including transfers.

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

Regional Express, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Melbourne to Nimbin every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne to Nimbin via Central Station and Kyogle Station in around 24 h 46 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
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 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 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 Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
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
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 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
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Lismore via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Lismore via Merimbula, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Lismore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Melbourne to Lismore via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Lismore via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Melbourne to Lismore via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$16 - $21
Standard
$19 - $25
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Kyogle Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Gosel's Bus Service
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St to Nimbin Central School Near Thorburn St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
transportnsw.info
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Ballina Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Blanch's Bus Company
Phone
(02) 6686 2144
Email
info@blanchs.com.au
Website
blanchs.com.au
Bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
blanchs.com.au
Waller's Bus Company
Website
wallersbus.com
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Cullen St Before Sibley St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
wallersbus.com
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Surfside Buslines
Website
surfside.com.au
Bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
surfside.com.au
TRANSLink QLD

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