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

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 XPT, bus  •  6 h 59 min

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

$43 - $138

Cheapest option

Train V-Line, bus  •  8 h 34 min

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

$35 - $51

5 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St 727

$47 - $59

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Tumut 317.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Wagga Wagga, bus  •  6 h 32 min

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

$155 - $292

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  7 h 59 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

$87 - $306

Fly to Albury, train, bus  •  7 h 8 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 Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St

$140 - $510

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Tumut is to train and bus which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Tumut is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Tumut is 403 km. The road distance is 507.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Melbourne to Tumut, including transfers.

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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 Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Tumut.
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  • Distance: 252.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Tumut via Wagga Wagga and Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay in around 8 h 2 min.

Airlines
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
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 Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
XPT
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 - $65
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
$25 - $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 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Tumut Coach Stop, Russell St
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 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 Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 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 - $18
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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