Directions from Melbourne to Port Lincoln

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Recommended option

Fly from Melbourne  •  4 h 45 min

  1. MEL - PLO

$220 - $695

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express  •  22 h 40 min

  1. Fe70

$119 - $162

4 alternative options

Bus to Avalon, fly  •  7 h 35 min

  1. AVV - PLO

$143 - $548

Train, bus  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Overland

$138 - $225

Bus V-Line  •  22 h 40 min

  1. Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill

$131 - $187

Drive  •  14 h 58 min

  1. 857.7 miles

$120 - $180

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Port Lincoln, SA, Australia?

Qantas, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Melbourne to Port Lincoln hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Port Lincoln via 85 Franklin St and Adelaide in around 22 h 40 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Port Lincoln via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Port Lincoln via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Avalon to Port Lincoln via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Avalon to Port Lincoln via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Avalon to Port Lincoln via Gold Coast, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $500
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Port Lincoln via Mildura, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Port Lincoln via Mount Gambier, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Avalon to Port Lincoln via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $500
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$60
Rail Saver
$90 - $95
Red Service
$105 - $115
Red Premium
$140 - $155
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Premier Stateliner
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Port Lincoln
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Port Lincoln is 885 km. The road distance is 1372 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Port Lincoln is to bus which costs $150 - $220 and takes 22 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Port Lincoln is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $290 - $950.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Port Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Port Lincoln via Adelaide. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Melbourne to Port Lincoln, including transfers.