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

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Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange  •  3 h 44 min

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

$78 - $233

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Train, bus  •  9 h 55 min

  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 - $154

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Fly Melbourne to Orange  •  4 h 38 min

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

$143 - $383

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  8 h 45 min

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

$104 - $300

Train, bus via Albury  •  11 h 35 min

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

$59 - $161

Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  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

$61 - $78

Train  •  16 h 51 min

  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  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Orange 469.2 miles

$65 - $100

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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 12 h 25 min.

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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 16 h 51 min.

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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 9 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min 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 3 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 16 h 51 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Orange.
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  • Distance: 392.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

VivaColombia flies from Melbourne to Orange 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Orange via Gundagai, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St, and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Wagga Wagga, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Orange Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
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
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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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 8 h 11 min to drive from Melbourne to Orange.

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

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There are 53+ hotels available in Orange. 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 .

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