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

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, bus, drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Drive from Towong/Murray River Rd to Thredbo

$39 - $133

6 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Thredbo

$90 - $154

Train, bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury station to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Canberra to Thredbo

$84 - $143

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Thredbo 333.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Albury, bus, drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Drive from Towong/Murray River Rd to Thredbo

$125 - $415

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Thredbo

$108 - $333

Fly to Cooma, taxi  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Cooma (OOM) MEL - OOM
  2. Take a taxi from Cooma to Thredbo

$208 - $383

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Thredbo is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Thredbo is to fly and taxi which takes 5 h 38 min and costs $280 - $550.

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The distance between Melbourne and Thredbo is 330 km. The road distance is 533 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Melbourne to Thredbo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Thredbo. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Thredbo via Canberra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Thredbo via Canberra in around 12 h.

Airlines
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 Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Friday and 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
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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
$27 - $120
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
First
$35 - $50
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
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Bus from Albury station to Canberra
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$28 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $55
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
Other operators
Taxi from Cooma to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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