There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Nowra by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Moss Vale 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leighton Gardens, Argyle St to Nowra Bus Terminal, Stewart Pl 810

$59 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Goulburn
  2. Take the bus from Goulburn Station to Moss Vale Shops And Court House 855
  3. Take the bus from Leighton Gardens, Argyle St to Nowra Bus Terminal, Stewart Pl 810

$52 - $70

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Moss Vale Shops And Court House 855
  3. Take the bus from Leighton Gardens, Argyle St to Nowra Bus Terminal, Stewart Pl 810

$81 - $134

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Nowra 498.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Kiama Station

$89 - $281

Fly Avalon to Sydney, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD
  2. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Kiama Station

$74 - $264

Fly Melbourne to Canberra, train, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the train from Canberra Station to Moss Vale Station
  3. Take the bus from Leighton Gardens, Argyle St to Nowra Bus Terminal, Stewart Pl

$96 - $308

Fly Melbourne to Merimbula, night bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Merimbula (MIM) MEL - MIM
  2. Take the night bus from Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St to Bomaderry Station, Meroo St

$174 - $433

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Nowra is to fly and train which costs $120 - $390 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Nowra is 601 km. The road distance is 797.8 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to get from Melbourne to Nowra, including transfers.

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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 Leighton Gardens, Argyle St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Nowra.
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  • Distance: 375.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 44 min

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 Leighton Gardens, Argyle St 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 Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 10 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
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Moss Vale
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $70
First
$75 - $100
Sleeper
$140 - $160
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Kiama Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$10 - $16
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Canberra Station to Moss Vale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $25
1st Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Berrima Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Leighton Gardens, Argyle St 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
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
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Goulburn Station to Moss Vale Shops And Court House
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
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
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 - $9
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
$50 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Night bus from Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St to Bomaderry Station, Meroo St
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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