There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Port Pirie by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Whyalla, drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Whyalla (WYA) MEL - WYA
  2. Drive from Whyalla to Port Pirie

$198 - $356

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Bus Firefly Express  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Adelaide Fe70
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Port Pirie

$70 - $89

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Fly to Adelaide, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL) MEL - ADL
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Port Pirie

$79 - $276

Train, bus via Adelaide  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide Overland
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Port Pirie Gx580

$77 - $149

Train, bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide Overland
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Port Pirie

$87 - $149

Bus V-Line  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Port Pirie Gx580

$71 - $113

Drive  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Port Pirie 593.4 miles

$80 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Port Pirie. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Port Pirie via Adelaide. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Port Pirie is 813 km. The road distance is 949.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Port Pirie without a car is to train and bus which takes 14 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Melbourne to Port Pirie, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Port Pirie bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Whyalla Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Melbourne to Port Pirie bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Port Pirie station.

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Port Pirie is 30 min behind Melbourne. It is currently 3:35 PM in Melbourne and 3:05 PM in Port Pirie.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Port Pirie is 950 km. It takes approximately 10 h 28 min to drive from Melbourne to Port Pirie.

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Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Whyalla Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Port Pirie.
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  • Distance: 508.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Port Pirie via 85 Franklin St and Adelaide in around 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Whyalla via Mildura, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Whyalla via Mount Gambier, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
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 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$57
Rail Saver
$85 - $90
Red Service
$95 - $110
Red Premium
$135 - $145
Bus operators
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 Adelaide to Port Pirie
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$18 - $26
Flexifare
$27 - $40
Premier Stateliner
Phone
1300 851 345
Email
reservations@premierstateliner.com.au
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Port Pirie
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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There are 12+ hotels available in Port Pirie. Prices start at $100 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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