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There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Pambula by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport

$137 - $143

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Train, bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Bennet Lane Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$37 - $51

3 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Merimbula  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Merimbula (MIM) MEL - MIM

$130 - $370

Bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Flinders Street to Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Traralgon to Bairnsdale
  3. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Bennet Lane

$37 - $53

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Pambula 358.2 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Pambula is to train and bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Pambula is to fly which costs $190 - $205 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Pambula. However, there are services departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Bennet Lane via Traralgon and Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 21 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Pambula is 445 km. The road distance is 573.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Pambula without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 18 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Melbourne to Pambula, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Pambula bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Flinders Street station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Pambula is to fly which takes 2 h 42 min and costs $190 - $205. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 10 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Merimbula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Melbourne to Pambula bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Bennet Lane station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Pambula.
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  • Distance: 278.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

Free Spirit Airlines flies from Melbourne to Pambula 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Pambula via Traralgon and Bairnsdale in around 10 h 21 min.

Airlines
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
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 Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
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
Bus from Bairnsdale to Bennet Lane
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Flinders Street to Traralgon
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Traralgon to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Free Spirit Airlines
Website
freespiritairlines.com.au
Plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$113
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Pambula is 573 km. It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to drive from Melbourne to Pambula.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Merimbula Airport.

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There are 223+ hotels available in Pambula. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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

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