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

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Train, bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 3 to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St 727 / ...

$53 - $192

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Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Tarcutta Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Sydney St Opp Tarcutta Rest Area to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St 998

Night train, bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the night train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga Station, Platform 1 622
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 3 to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St 727 / ...

$53 - $192

Drive  •  5h 26m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Tumut 507.4 km

$55 - $85

Fly to Wagga Wagga, bus  •  6h 27m

  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

$172 - $528

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from West Row After London Cct to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St

$197 - $603

Fly to Albury, train, bus  •  7h 14m

  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 3 to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St

$175 - $551

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Tumut is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Tumut is to drive which costs $55 - $85 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 Sydney St Opp Tarcutta Rest Area. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Tumut is 403 km. The road distance is 507.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Tumut without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 59m and costs $50 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m 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.

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Melbourne to Tumut bus services, operated by Goode's Coaches, arrive at Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Tumut is 507 km. It takes approximately 5h 26m to drive from Melbourne to Tumut.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Tumut.
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  • Distance: 403.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 59m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Tumut via Tarcutta and Sydney St Opp Tarcutta Rest Area in around 7h 25m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Website
XPT
Economy
$40 - $60
First
$60 - $80
Sleeper
$160 - $180
Night train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Website
XPT
Economy
$40 - $60
First
$60 - $80
Sleeper
$160 - $180
Train from Albury to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
XPT
Economy
$22 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Bus operators
NSW TrainLink
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
$10 - $14
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from West Row After London Cct to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Goode's Coaches
Phone
(02) 6947 2636
Website
goodescoaches.com.au
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1 to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Goode's Coaches
Bus from Sydney St Opp Tarcutta Rest Area to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Goode's Coaches
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Tarcutta
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
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 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

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Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Tumut. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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