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

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Fly to Moruya  •  5h

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

$248 - $478

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Train, bus via Mort Av Opp Dalmeny Bowling Club  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Mort Ave/Princes Hwy Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$51 - $72

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Fly to Canberra, bus  •  8h 5m

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

$102 - $318

Bus V-Line  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Melbourne - Bairnsdale Via Traralgon & Sale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Mort Ave/Princes Hwy Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$52 - $74

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  12h 40m

  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  •  12h 48m

  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 Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$53 - $74

Drive  •  8h 32m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Tuross Head 448.8 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Tuross Head is to train and bus which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Tuross Head is to fly which costs $340 - $700 and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Tuross Head. However, there are services departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Tuross Head Post Office, Evans Rd via Bairnsdale and Mort Av Opp Dalmeny Bowling Club. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 35m.

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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 train and bus which takes 12h 35m and costs $70 - $110.

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

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Melbourne to Tuross Head bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Flinders Street station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Tuross Head is to fly which takes 5h and costs $340 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Moruya Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Melbourne to Tuross Head bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Mort Ave/Princes Hwy station.

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

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

Regional Express, Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Melbourne to Tuross Head 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Tuross Head via Bairnsdale, Mort Ave/Princes Hwy, and Mort Av Opp Dalmeny Bowling Club in around 12h 35m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Merimbula
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
https://www.vline.com.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
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $34
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Murrays Coaches
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 Bairnsdale to Mort Ave/Princes Hwy
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Bairnsdale to ANZ Bank/Wagonga St
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.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
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $95

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

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

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There are 109+ hotels available in Tuross Head. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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

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