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.

Recommended option

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

$88 - $378

6 alternative options

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

$182 - $458

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 / ...

$179 - $335

Train via Kempsey Medical Centre, Belgrave 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 / ...

$112 - $257

Bus, train  •  21 h 59 min

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

$96 - $134

Drive  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to South West Rocks 807.9 miles

$110 - $170

Drive, train  •  21 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Sardine St/Lorimer St to Wagstaffe Hall, Wagstaffe Av
  2. Take the train from Gosford Station to Kempsey Station 31 / ...

$128 - $202

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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday to 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 Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
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
4 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
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 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $85
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
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
$70 - $110
Train from Central Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Strathfield Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $95
Train from Gosford Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne to South West Rocks?

The distance between Melbourne and South West Rocks is 1068 km. The road distance is 1293 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne to South West Rocks?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to South West Rocks is to bus and train which costs $120 - $180 and takes 21 h 59 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to South West Rocks?

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to South West Rocks is to fly and drive which takes 4 h 34 min and costs $110 - $500.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to South West Rocks?

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