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

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Train  •  4 h 32 min

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

$30 - $130

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Train, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury Melbourne - Albury Via Seymour
  2. Take the bus from Albury Station, Coach Bay to Baylis St Before Tompson St 738 / ...

$30 - $42

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Fe31

$35 - $45

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 41 min

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

$130 - $496

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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. The journey takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Wagga Wagga is 367 km. The road distance is 437.8 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga without a car is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs .

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

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Melbourne to Wagga Wagga bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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Melbourne to Wagga Wagga train services, operated by XPT, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Melbourne to Wagga Wagga bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Wagga Wagga station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga.
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  • Distance: 229.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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 $30 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 32 min. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 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
$30 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
First
$45 - $60
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
$24 - $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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Albury Station, Coach Bay to Baylis St Before Tompson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Melbourne to Wagga Wagga train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Wagga Wagga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Wagga Wagga is 438 km. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Wagga Wagga. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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

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