There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga by train, bus, night train, 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  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga 622 / ...

$35 - $130

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour
  2. Take the night train from Albury Station to Wagga Wagga Station 622

$33 - $47

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Fe31

$40 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga 273.6 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Wagga Wagga  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Wagga Wagga (WGA) MEL - WGA

$147 - $279

Fly to Albury, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Wagga Wagga

$127 - $508

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

XPT operates a train from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 32 min. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
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
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
$35 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $65
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$18 - $24
First
$26 - $35
Sleeper
$90 - $105
V-Line
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night train from Albury Station to Wagga Wagga Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$12 - $18
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Albury Station to Wagga Wagga Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$12 - $18
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus operators
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
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga?

The distance between Melbourne and Wagga Wagga is 367 km. The road distance is 438 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga is to train and night train which costs $40 - $65 and takes 6 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga?

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga is to fly which takes 3 h 57 min and costs $190 - $370.

Is there a direct train between Melbourne and Wagga Wagga?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Wagga Wagga. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

Is there a direct bus between Melbourne and Wagga Wagga?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne and arriving at Wagga Wagga. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga?

The train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga takes 4 h 32 min including transfers and departs twice daily.