There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to South West Rocks by plane, car, bus or train

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 to Coffs Harbour, drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) MEL - CFS
  2. Drive from Coffs Harbour to South West Rocks

$87 - $377

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Fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) MEL - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St

$181 - $456

Train  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Eungai Station 33 / ...

$176 - $324

Train via Belgrave St After Stuart St  •  21 h 17 min

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

$109 - $245

Bus Firefly Express, train  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta Fe31
  2. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Kempsey Station 31 / ...

$89 - $126

Bus Greyhound Australia, train  •  22 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
  3. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Kempsey Station 31 / ...

$122 - $203

Drive  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to South West Rocks 807.9 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to South West Rocks is to bus and train which costs $120 - $180 and takes 22 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to South West Rocks is to fly and drive which costs $120 - $550 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and South West Rocks is 1068 km. The road distance is 1292.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Melbourne to South West Rocks, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to South West Rocks is Port Macquarie (PQQ) Airport which is 61.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Coffs Harbour (CFS) (63.9 km), Armidale (ARM) (142.1 km), Tamworth (TMW) (210 km) and Newcastle (NTL) (240.8 km).

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to South West Rocks.
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  • Distance: 667.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and South West Rocks, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Melbourne to South West Rocks via Central Station and Eungai Station in around 20 h 29 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
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 Eungai Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Central Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $95
Train from Hornsby Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Fassifern Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $130

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