There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Port Macquarie by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Melbourne  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) MEL - PQQ

$175 - $446

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
  2. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Muswellbrook Station 223
  3. Take the bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 355
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St 372 / ...

$104 - $139

4 alternative options

Bus to Avalon, fly  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) AVV - PQQ

$108 - $379

Train  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 624 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wauchope Station 31 / ...

$105 - $242

Train, bus  •  21 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra 624 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 791
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 361
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St 372 / ...

$108 - $238

Drive  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Port Macquarie 765.1 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Port Macquarie is to bus and train which costs $140 - $190 and takes 25 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Port Macquarie is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs $230 - $650.

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The distance between Melbourne and Port Macquarie is 1015 km. The road distance is 1224 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Melbourne to Port Macquarie, including transfers.

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

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Melbourne to Port Macquarie hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Central Station, Wauchope Station, and Wauchope RSL, Young St in around 20 h 52 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Avalon to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Avalon to Port Macquarie via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Avalon to Port Macquarie via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $360
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $55
First
$55 - $70
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wauchope Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Hornsby Station to Muswellbrook Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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