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There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 32m

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

$30 - $130

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Albury Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albury Station, Coach Bay to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 738 / ...

$35 - $63

Drive  •  4h 50m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga 273.6 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Wagga Wagga  •  3h 57m

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

$146 - $278

Fly to Albury, train  •  4h 41m

  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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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga is to fly which costs $200 - $400 and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga station. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay via Albury Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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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 4h 32m.

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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 4h 32m and costs $45 - $180.

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

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Melbourne to Wagga Wagga bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, 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 4h 32m and costs $45 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $90 and takes 6h 20m, you could also fly, which costs $200 - $400 and takes 3h 57m.

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

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 4h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga via Albury Station, Coach Bay in around 6h 20m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $130
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transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
First
$45 - $60
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $100
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $23
First
$24 - $35
Sleeper
$85 - $100
Bus operators
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 Albury
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$25 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Albury station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
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 Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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

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Melbourne to Wagga Wagga bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay.

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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 4h 50m 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 67+ hotels available in Wagga Wagga. 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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