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

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Fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Proserpine (PPP) MEL - PPP

$170 - $478

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Train  •  41 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine

$260 - $516

Train, bus  •  47 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
  3. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  4. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  5. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine

$282 - $457

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Proserpine

$239 - $352

Drive  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Proserpine 1527.4 miles

$210 - $320

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Proserpine. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Proserpine via Sydney and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Proserpine. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Proserpine via Central Station and Brisbane Roma Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 27 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Proserpine is 1967 km. The road distance is 2443.9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Proserpine without a car is to train which takes 41 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Melbourne to Proserpine, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Proserpine bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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Melbourne to Proserpine train services, operated by XPT, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Proserpine is to fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 41 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Proserpine Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Proserpine.
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  • Distance: 1229.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Proserpine, QLD, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Melbourne to Proserpine every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne to Proserpine via Central Station, Brisbane, and Brisbane Roma Street in around 41 h 27 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $210
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$202
B-Quick
$112
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
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Albury to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
Murrays Coaches
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $160

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Melbourne to Proserpine train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Proserpine station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Proserpine is 2444 km. It takes approximately 28 h 36 min to drive from Melbourne to Proserpine.

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

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There are 165+ hotels available in Proserpine. Prices start at $73 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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