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

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Fly Melbourne to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL) MEL - NTL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Singleton Station

$72 - $298

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Bus  •  18 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
  2. Take the bus from Hornsby to Hexham
  3. Take the bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Singleton Station, Munro St 180

$67 - $86

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Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Singleton Station

$96 - $290

Fly Avalon to Sydney, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Singleton Station

$81 - $273

Train  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Singleton Station 223

$81 - $200

Bus, train  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Singleton Station 223

$97 - $162

Drive  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Singleton 649.5 miles

$90 - $140

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Singleton station. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Singleton Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 18 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Singleton is 811 km. The road distance is 1039.1 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Singleton without a car is to train which takes 15 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Melbourne to Singleton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Singleton is to train which takes 15 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Melbourne to Singleton train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Singleton Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Singleton is 1039 km. It takes approximately 10 h 52 min to drive from Melbourne to Singleton.

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Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Singleton.
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  • Distance: 507.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Singleton, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Melbourne to Singleton via Central Station in around 15 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Singleton via Parramatta, Parramatta Station, Stand A4, Hornsby Station, Stand F, Hornsby, Hexham, Hexham Station, Maitland Station, and Maitland Station, Railway St in around 18 h 53 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Singleton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Central Station to Singleton Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
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
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 Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Hornsby to Hexham
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Hunter Valley Buses
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Singleton Station, Munro St
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au

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There are 55+ hotels available in Singleton. Prices start at $103 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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