There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Snowy Mountains by train, bus or plane

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

Train XPT, bus, travel  •  7 h 22 min

  1. 622 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 8 min

$91 - $156

5 alternative options

Train V-Line, bus, travel  •  8 h 22 min

Bus, travel  •  10 h 16 min

Fly to Albury, bus, travel  •  6 h 27 min

  1. MEL - ABX

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. MEL - CBR

$109 - $334

Fly to Cooma, travel  •  5 h 53 min

  1. MEL - OOM

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Snowy Mountains via Canberra and Thredbo in around 12 h 8 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $120
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$28 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$100 - $120
V-Line
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Corryong Newsagency/Murray Valley Hwy
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Campbellfield to Albury station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
murrays.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Snowy Mountains is 330 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Snowy Mountains is to bus which costs $120 - $210 and takes 12 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Snowy Mountains is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 44 min and costs $140 - $450.

It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Melbourne to Snowy Mountains, including transfers.