There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Nowra by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Wollongong, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. MEB - WOL

$43 - $286

7 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. MEL - SYD

$91 - $282

Fly Melbourne to Canberra, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. MEL - CBR

$101 - $315

Bus to Avalon, fly to Sydney, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. AVV - SYD

$79 - $265

Train, bus  •  11 h 44 min

  1. 622 / ...
  2. 810

$61 - $170

Bus Firefly Express  •  13 h 15 min

  1. 855
  2. 810

$54 - $73

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  13 h 35 min

  1. 855
  2. 810

$84 - $138

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. 498.6 miles

$70 - $110

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Nowra via Goulburn, Goulburn Station, Moss Vale Shops And Court House, and Moss Vale Shops And Leighton Gardens in around 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Kiama Station to Bomaderry Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$3 - $5
1st Class
$4 - $7
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Kiama Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Moss Vale
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $75
First
$75 - $100
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Moss Vale Shops And Court House
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Bus from Goulburn Station to Moss Vale Shops And Court House
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Berrima Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Moss Vale Shops And Leighton Gardens to Nowra Bus Terminal, Stewart Pl
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
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
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Sloane St Opp Goulburn Station to Moss Vale Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Nowra is 601 km. The road distance is 798 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Nowra is to bus which costs $70 - $100 and takes 13 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Nowra is to fly and train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs $55 - $380.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Nowra. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Nowra Bus Terminal, Stewart Pl via Goulburn Station and Moss Vale Shops And Leighton Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Melbourne to Nowra, including transfers.