There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Tuross Head by plane, bus, car, night bus or train

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Fly Melbourne to Moruya  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Moruya (MYA) MEL - MYA

$248 - $478

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Bus V-Line  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Mort Ave/Princes Hwy Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale

$52 - $74

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Fly Melbourne to Canberra, bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre to Tuross Head Post Office, Evans Rd

$101 - $307

Fly Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport, drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
  2. Drive from Merimbula Airport to Tuross Head

$141 - $150

Fly Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport, night bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
  2. Take the night bus from Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St to Wagonga St At Montague St

$168 - $183

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre to Tuross Head Post Office, Evans Rd 860

$81 - $125

Train, bus  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to ANZ Bank/Wagonga St Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale

$53 - $75

Drive  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Tuross Head 448.8 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Tuross Head. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Tuross Head Post Office, Evans Rd via Jolimont Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Tuross Head is 499 km. The road distance is 718 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Tuross Head without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Melbourne to Tuross Head, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Tuross Head bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Melbourne station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Tuross Head is to fly which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Moruya Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Melbourne to Tuross Head bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, arrive at Tuross Head Post Office, Evans Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Tuross Head is 718 km. It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to drive from Melbourne to Tuross Head.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Moruya Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Tuross Head.
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  • Distance: 312.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

Regional Express, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Melbourne to Tuross Head every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Tuross Head via Canberra and Jolimont Centre in around 12 h 40 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 Moruya via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Sydney, Merimbula
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
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 Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre to Tuross Head Post Office, Evans Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $34
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Murrays Coaches
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Night bus from Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St to Wagonga St At Montague St
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $95
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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Mort Ave/Princes Hwy
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to ANZ Bank/Wagonga St
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Free Spirit Airlines
Website
freespiritairlines.com.au
Plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$114
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au

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