There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Robe by plane, bus, train, 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 Melbourne to Mount Gambier, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) MEL - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Mount Gambier to Robe

$164 - $338

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Train, bus V-Line  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
  3. Take the bus from Mount Gambier to Robe

$49 - $69

5 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Adelaide, bus  •  8 h 49 min

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

$101 - $296

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland, bus  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Portland (PTJ) MEB - PTJ
  2. Take the bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
  3. Take the bus from Mount Gambier to Robe

$81 - $304

Night bus, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
  3. Take the bus from Mount Gambier to Robe

$49 - $70

Train PTV Overland, bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Murray Bridge Overland
  2. Take the bus from Murray Bridge to Robe

$88 - $148

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Robe 326 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Robe is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Robe is to fly and bus which costs $220 - $460 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Robe is 464 km. The road distance is 521.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Melbourne to Robe, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Robe. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Robe via Ballarat and Mount Gambier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Robe. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Mount Gambier, take the taxi to Mount Gambier, then take the bus to Robe. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Adelaide, take the walk to Stop 9B James Schofield Dr - North side, take the bus to Stop B2 Currie St - North side, take the walk to Adelaide, then take the bus to Robe.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland via Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $230
Train operators
V-Line
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Murray Bridge
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$81 - $87
Red Service
$90 - $100
Red Premium
$125 - $135
Bus operators
Premier Stateliner
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Mount Gambier to Robe
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Robe
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Murray Bridge to Robe
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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