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

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Fly from Melbourne  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Whyalla (WYA) MEL - WYA

$194 - $347

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Bus Firefly Express  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Adelaide Fe70
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Whyalla

$91 - $126

5 alternative options

Fly from Avalon  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Whyalla (WYA) AVV - WYA

$109 - $450

Train, bus, drive  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Port Pirie
  3. Drive from Port Pirie to Whyalla

$91 - $171

Train, bus  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide Overland
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Whyalla

$108 - $186

Bus V-Line  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Whyalla

$102 - $150

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Whyalla 691.7 miles

$95 - $150

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The distance between Melbourne and Whyalla is 855 km. The road distance is 1106.7 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Whyalla without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Melbourne to Whyalla, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Whyalla is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Whyalla Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Whyalla is 30 min behind Melbourne. It is currently 7:07 AM in Melbourne and 6:37 AM in Whyalla.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Whyalla is 1107 km. It takes approximately 12 h 14 min to drive from Melbourne to Whyalla.

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Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Whyalla Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Whyalla. Prices start at $62 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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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Whyalla.
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  • Distance: 534.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Whyalla, SA, Australia?

Qantas, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Melbourne to Whyalla hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Whyalla via 85 Franklin St, Adelaide, and Whyalla in around 18 h 25 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Whyalla via Mildura, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Whyalla via Mount Gambier, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Avalon to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Avalon to Whyalla via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Avalon to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Avalon to Whyalla via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$57
Rail Saver
$85 - $90
Red Service
$95 - $110
Red Premium
$135 - $145
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 Adelaide to Port Pirie
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$18 - $26
Flexifare
$27 - $40
Premier Stateliner
Phone
1300 851 345
Email
reservations@premierstateliner.com.au
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Whyalla
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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