There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Red Cliffs by plane, train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mildura (MQL) MEL - MQL

$133 - $268

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Swan Hill Melbourne - Swan Hill Via Bendigo
  2. Take the bus from Swan Hill to Mildura Mildura - Melbourne Via Swan Hill & Bendigo

$38 - $54

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Bus V-Line  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl Adelaide - Melbourne Via Nhill & Bendigo
  2. Take the bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Mildura Mildura - Melbourne Via Swan Hill & Bendigo

$38 - $56

Bus Firefly Express  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Horsham Fe70
  2. Take the bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Post Office/Indi Ave Horsham - Mildura Via Warracknabeal & Ouyen

$40 - $48

Night bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Post Office/Indi Ave Melbourne - Mildura Via Ballarat & Donald

$35 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Red Cliffs 329.5 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Red Cliffs is to bus which costs $50 - $70 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Red Cliffs is to fly which costs $180 - $370 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Red Cliffs is 463 km. The road distance is 527.3 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Melbourne to Red Cliffs, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Post Office/Indi Ave. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Red Cliffs. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Red Cliffs.
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  • Distance: 289.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Red Cliffs, VIC, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express fly from Melbourne to Red Cliffs every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Red Cliffs via Bendigo Station/Railway Pl, Mildura, and Eighth St/Deakin Ave in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Swan Hill to Mildura
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Mildura
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Post Office/Indi Ave
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Horsham
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Post Office/Indi Ave
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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