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There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Perisher Ski Resort by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus, drive  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Drive from Towong/Murray River Rd to Perisher Ski Resort

$36 - $136

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Bus  •  12h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Bullocks Flat Gx200

$69 - $126

Train, bus  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Centennial Park/Bombala St
  3. Take the bus from Cooma to Bullocks Flat

$46 - $78

Drive  •  7h 7m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Perisher Ski Resort 371.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Bullocks Flat

$88 - $308

Fly to Albury, bus, drive  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Drive from Towong/Murray River Rd to Perisher Ski Resort

$129 - $421

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Perisher Ski Resort is to train and bus and drive which costs $50 - $200 and takes 9h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Perisher Ski Resort is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $440 and takes 6h 33m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Perisher Ski Resort is 344 km. The road distance is 594.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Perisher Ski Resort without a car is to bus which takes 12h 23m and costs $95 - $180.

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It takes approximately 9h 31m to get from Melbourne to Perisher Ski Resort, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Perisher Ski Resort is 595 km. It takes approximately 7h 7m to drive from Melbourne to Perisher Ski Resort.

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Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are 426+ hotels available in Perisher Ski Resort. Prices start at $102 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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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Perisher Ski Resort.
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  • Distance: 214.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 31m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Perisher Ski Resort, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Perisher Ski Resort via Canberra, Bullocks Flat, and Bullocks Flat in around 12h 23m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $120
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Economy
$26 - $35
First
$35 - $50
Sleeper
$100 - $120
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria
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
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Bus from Canberra to Bullocks Flat
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$16 - $24
Flexifare
$25 - $35
Bus from Cooma to Bullocks Flat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus from Canberra Airport to Bullocks Flat
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $23
Flexifare
$24 - $35
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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Centennial Park/Bombala St
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

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