There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Noosa Heads 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 to Maroochydore  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Maroochydore (MCY) MEL - MCY

$112 - $249

Cheapest option

Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE) MEL - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Noosa Junction

$89 - $290

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  29 h 30 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 bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction

$162 - $336

Bus, train  •  31 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Nambour, platform 3
  4. Take the bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza 630 / ...

$183 - $303

Bus  •  32 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction

$135 - $219

Drive  •  20 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Noosa Heads 1180.4 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Noosa Heads is to fly which costs $150 - $350 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Noosa Heads is to fly which costs $150 - $350 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Noosa Heads is 1481 km. The road distance is 1888.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Melbourne to Noosa Heads, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Noosa Heads. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Noosa Junction via Sydney and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 55 min.

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Melbourne to Noosa Heads bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Sydney station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Noosa Heads.
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  • Distance: 925.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Noosa Heads, QLD, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Melbourne to Noosa Heads hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Noosa Heads via Sydney, Brisbane Roma Street, and Brisbane in around 32 h 55 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
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 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Nambour, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Nambour
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane International Airport to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $17
Flexifare
$19 - $27
Bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $16
Flexifare
$18 - $26
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $130
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$100 - $140
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Noosa Heads Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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