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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.

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Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Wollongong, train, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Wollongong (WOL) MEB - WOL
  2. Take the train from Kiama Station to Bomaderry Station
  3. Take the bus from Bomaderry Station, Meroo St to Stockland Nowra

$35 - $136

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Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  7 h 47 min

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

$79 - $265

Fly Avalon to Sydney, train  •  8 h 17 min

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

$74 - $263

Fly Melbourne to Canberra, train, bus  •  9 h 39 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

$85 - $287

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

$57 - $159

Bus Firefly Express  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Goulburn
  2. Take the bus from Goulburn Station, Coach Stop to Leighton Gardens, Argyle St 855
  3. Take the bus from Leighton Gardens, Argyle St to Nowra Bus Terminal, Stewart Pl 810

$51 - $69

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre to Leighton Gardens, Argyle St 855
  3. Take the bus from Leighton Gardens, Argyle St to Nowra Bus Terminal, Stewart Pl 810

$79 - $124

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Nowra 498.6 miles

$70 - $110

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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 and bus which costs $45 - $200 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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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, Coach Stop and Leighton Gardens, Argyle St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 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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The best way to get from Melbourne to Nowra without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 44 min and costs $80 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Melbourne to Nowra, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Nowra bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport to Wollongong Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Melbourne to Nowra bus services, operated by Berrima Buslines, arrive at Nowra Bus Terminal, Stewart Pl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Nowra is 798 km. It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to drive from Melbourne to Nowra.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Nowra.
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  • Distance: 375.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 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, Coach Stop, 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 6 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 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Kiama Station to Bomaderry Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$10 - $15
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
$16 - $25
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
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
$70 - $95
Sleeper
$130 - $160
Bus operators
Shoal Bus
Website
shoalbus.com.au
Bus from Bomaderry Station, Meroo St to Stockland Nowra
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
shoalbus.com.au
Stuarts Coaches NSW
Website
stuartscoaches.com.au
Bus from Bomaderry Station, Meroo St to Stockland Nowra
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stuartscoaches.com.au
Nowra Coaches
Website
nowracoaches.com.au
Bus from Bomaderry Station, Meroo St to Stockland Nowra
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
nowracoaches.com.au
Kennedys Bus Service
Website
kennedystours.com.au
Bus from Bomaderry Station, Meroo St to Stockland Nowra
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kennedystours.com.au
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 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Goulburn Station, Coach Stop to Leighton Gardens, Argyle St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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Murrays Coaches
Bus from Jolimont Centre to Leighton Gardens, Argyle St
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Book at
Murrays Coaches
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

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $95

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VivaColombia offers flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport to Wollongong Airport.

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There are 169+ hotels available in Nowra. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport is to line 59 tram which takes 37 min and costs $5.

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