There are 10 ways to get from Melbourne to Taree by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Melbourne to Taree  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Taree (TRO) MEL - TRO

$98 - $237

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Bus  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Taree Gx243

$72 - $107

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Fly Melbourne to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 38 min

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

$86 - $317

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  9 h 29 min

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

$110 - $310

Fly Avalon to Taree  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Taree (TRO) AVV - TRO

$113 - $370

Fly Avalon to Sydney, train  •  9 h 59 min

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

$95 - $293

Fly Melbourne to Coffs Harbour, train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) MEL - CFS
  2. Take the train from Urunga Station to Taree Station

$101 - $399

Train  •  17 h 35 min

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

$96 - $222

Train, bus  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
  3. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  4. Take the bus from Chatswood to Taree

$94 - $157

Drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Taree 717.8 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Taree is to bus which costs $95 - $150 and takes 18 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Taree is to fly which costs $130 - $330 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Taree. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Taree via Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Taree station. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Taree Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 35 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Taree is 947 km. The road distance is 1148.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Taree without a car is to train which takes 17 h 35 min and costs $130 - $310.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Melbourne to Taree, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Taree bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Taree is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs $130 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $310 and takes 17 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs $95 - $150 and takes 18 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Taree Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Melbourne to Taree bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Taree station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Taree.
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  • Distance: 591.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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

Virgin Australia, FlyPelican and four other airlines fly from Melbourne to Taree hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne to Taree via Central Station in around 17 h 35 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
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
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
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Taree via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Melbourne to Taree via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Melbourne to Taree via Wagga Wagga, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Taree via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Taree via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Taree via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Flights from Melbourne to Taree via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Avalon to Taree via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Avalon to Taree via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Avalon to Taree via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
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
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 17 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $40
Train from Central Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $55
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Urunga Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$18 - $27
1st Class
$26 - $40
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
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$27 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $55
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Taree
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Albury to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au

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