There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga 624 / ...

$35 - $130

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Fe31

$35 - $50

Train V-Line  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour
  2. Take the train from Albury to Wagga Wagga 624 / ...

$39 - $138

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

$146 - $278

Fly to Albury, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$132 - $507

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga is to bus which costs $50 - $65 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga is to fly which takes 3 h 57 min and costs $190 - $380.

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

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The train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga takes 4 h 37 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Wagga Wagga. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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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 37 min. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $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 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $45
First
$45 - $65
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$18 - $24
First
$25 - $35
Sleeper
$90 - $105
V-Line
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
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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