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There are 9 ways to get from Melbourne to Orange by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Melbourne to Orange  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Orange (OAG) MEL - OAG

$223 - $653

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Train, bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1 793

$55 - $153

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Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Orange (OAG) MEB - OAG

$78 - $233

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Orange Station

$104 - $300

Bus to Avalon, fly to Sydney, train  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Orange Station

$89 - $283

Bus to Avalon, fly to Orange  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Orange (OAG) AVV - OAG

$163 - $606

Bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
  2. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 724
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1 793

$60 - $77

Train  •  16h 51m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Orange Station 427 / ...

$89 - $210

Drive  •  8h 11m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Orange 469.2 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Orange is to bus which costs $85 - $110 and takes 12h.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Orange is to fly which costs $110 - $330 and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Orange station. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Orange Station, Coach Bay 1 via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Orange station. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Orange Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 51m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Orange is 627 km. The road distance is 750.8 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Orange without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 55m and costs $75 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Melbourne to Orange, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne to Orange train services, operated by XPT, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Orange is to fly which takes 4h 38m and costs $310 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $110 and takes 12h, you could also train, which costs $120 - $300 and takes 16h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Orange.
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  • Distance: 392.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

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

Regional Express, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Melbourne to Orange hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Orange via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 12h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Merimbula, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Avalon to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Avalon to Orange via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Avalon to Orange via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Fly Corporate
Website
flycorporate.com.au
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Orange Station
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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Transport NSW
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Bus operators
Skybus
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Orange Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 10m and has one stopover.

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Melbourne to Orange bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Orange Station, Coach Bay 1.

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Melbourne to Orange train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Orange Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Orange is 751 km. It takes approximately 8h 11m to drive from Melbourne to Orange.

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Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Orange Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Orange. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $18.

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