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There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Tumbarumba by train, bus, car or plane

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Train XPT, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Tumbarumba Coach Stop, Hammond St 727

$48 - $144

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Train, bus via Wodonga  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wodonga
  2. Take the bus from Wodonga to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
  3. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Tumbarumba Coach Stop, Hammond St 723 / ...

$40 - $58

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Bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Gundagai Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Tumbarumba Coach Stop, Hammond St 723 / ...

$47 - $59

Drive  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Tumbarumba 279.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Wagga Wagga, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Wagga Wagga (WGA) MEL - WGA
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Tumbarumba Coach Stop, Hammond St

$161 - $300

Fly to Albury, train, bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Wagga Wagga
  3. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Tumbarumba Coach Stop, Hammond St

$145 - $518

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
  3. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Tumbarumba Coach Stop, Hammond St

$92 - $302

Fly to Cooma, drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Cooma (OOM) MEL - OOM
  2. Drive from Cooma to Tumbarumba

$138 - $386

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Tumbarumba is to train and bus which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Tumbarumba is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Tumbarumba. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Tumbarumba Coach Stop, Hammond St via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 57 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Tumbarumba is 353 km. The road distance is 447.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Tumbarumba without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 19 min and costs $65 - $210.

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from Melbourne to Tumbarumba, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Melbourne to Tumbarumba bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Tumbarumba Coach Stop, Hammond St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Tumbarumba is 447 km. It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to drive from Melbourne to Tumbarumba.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Tumbarumba.
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  • Distance: 220.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Tumbarumba via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St in around 8 h 57 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga via Albury
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
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
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
First
$45 - $60
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $100
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $23
First
$24 - $35
Sleeper
$85 - $100
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 Wodonga
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Tumbarumba Coach Stop, Hammond St
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Tumbarumba Coach Stop, Hammond St
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.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 Wodonga to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Tumbarumba. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $18.

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