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

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Bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Gundagai Fe31

$65 - $73

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Bus via Wodonga  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Wodonga Melbourne - Albury Via Seymour
  2. Take the bus from Wodonga to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St Canberra - Melbourne Via Albury

$62 - $84

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Train, bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  2. Take the train from Albury Station to Wagga Wagga Station 624
  3. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 3 to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St 727

$73 - $208

Drive  •  5h 26m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Tumut 514.2 km

$75 - $110

Fly to Wagga Wagga, bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Wagga Wagga (WGA) MEL - WGA
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 3 to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St

$207 - $415

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  7h 28m

  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

$143 - $407

Fly to Albury, train, bus  •  7h 4m

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

$179 - $507

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Tumut is to bus which costs $65 - $75 and takes 7h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Tumut is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Tumut. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 37m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Tumut is 403 km. The road distance is 514.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Tumut without a car is to bus which takes 7h 37m and costs $65 - $75.

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It takes approximately 7h 37m to get from Melbourne to Tumut, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Tumut 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 1h 10m.

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Melbourne to Tumut bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Gundagai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Tumut is 514 km. It takes approximately 5h 26m to drive from Melbourne to Tumut.

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

Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Gundagai once daily. Tickets cost $59 - $64 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$35 - $50
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Albury Station to Wagga Wagga Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $140
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XPT bookings
Economy
$22 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Wodonga
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$35 - $50
Bus from Wodonga to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$20 - $28
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$17 - $24
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 3 to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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Transport NSW
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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

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There are 19+ hotels available in Tumut. Prices start at $175 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $18.

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