There are 10 ways to get from Melbourne to Queensland by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly Melbourne to Gold Coast  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL) MEL - OOL

$73 - $292

9 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Brisbane  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE) MEL - BNE

$88 - $278

Fly Melbourne to Toowoomba  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Toowoomba (WTB) MEL - WTB

$134 - $336

Fly Avalon to Gold Coast  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - OOL

$88 - $375

Fly Melbourne to Cairns  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Cairns (CNS) MEL - CNS

$113 - $431

Fly Melbourne to Townsville  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Townsville (TSV) MEL - TSV

$153 - $323

Train  •  26 h 20 min

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

$151 - $309

Bus  •  29 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...

$125 - $193

Train, bus  •  31 h 25 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 Roma Street

$146 - $252

Drive  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Brisbane 1099.6 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Queensland is to fly which costs $100 - $410 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Queensland is to fly which costs $120 - $390 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Queensland is 1768 km. The road distance is 1759.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Melbourne to Queensland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Queensland. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Brisbane Roma Street via Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Queensland. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Brisbane via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Queensland.
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  • Distance: 1105.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Queensland, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne to Brisbane via Central Station in around 26 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Toowoomba via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $240
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Melbourne to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
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
$85 - $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
V-Line
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$100 - $140
V-Line
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
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au

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