There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Toowoomba by plane, bus, train or car

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 Toowoomba  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Toowoomba (WTB) MEL - WTB

$134 - $336

Cheapest option

Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE) MEL - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba

$98 - $303

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  28 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Tamworth Station 223
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth to Toowoomba

$203 - $280

Train, bus  •  29 h

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba

$162 - $335

Bus  •  32 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
  2. Take the bus from Hornsby to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba

$157 - $222

Drive  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Toowoomba 959.3 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Toowoomba is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $420 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Toowoomba is to fly which costs $180 - $460 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Toowoomba is 1313 km. The road distance is 1534.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Melbourne to Toowoomba, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Toowoomba. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Toowoomba via Parramatta Station, Stand A4, Hornsby and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Toowoomba.
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  • Distance: 820.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Toowoomba, QLD, Australia?

Airnorth and Qantas fly from Melbourne to Toowoomba 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Toowoomba via Parramatta, Parramatta Station, Stand A4, Hornsby Station, Stand F, Hornsby, and Brisbane in around 32 h 59 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Toowoomba via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Melbourne to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
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
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
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
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
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
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Hornsby to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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