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

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

Fly Melbourne to Ballina, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ballina (BNK) MEL - BNK
  2. Take the bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St

$116 - $377

Cheapest option

Fly Melbourne to Gold Coast, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL) MEL - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
  3. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St

$105 - $332

5 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Grafton, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Grafton (GFN) MEL - GFN
  2. Take the bus from Bent St At Through St to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St

$155 - $346

Bus to Avalon, fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - OOL
  3. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
  4. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St

$123 - $415

Train, bus  •  24 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Grafton Station 31 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bent St At Through St to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St 380 / ...

$133 - $278

Bus, train  •  25 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
  2. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Grafton Station 31 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bent St At Through St to Coldstream St After River St 380 / ...

$113 - $163

Drive  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Yamba 943.3 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Yamba is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $450 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Yamba is to fly and bus which costs $210 - $470 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Yamba is 1212 km. The road distance is 1509.3 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Melbourne to Yamba, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Yamba. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Ballina, take the walk to Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, Southern Cross Dr, take the line 640 bus to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St, then take the bus to Yamba. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Gold Coast, take the walk to Gold Coast Airport, take the bus to Byron Bay Visitor Centre, take the walk to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St, then take the bus to Yamba.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Grafton via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Grafton via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Melbourne to Grafton via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Grafton via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Melbourne to Grafton via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Melbourne to Grafton via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$65 - $95
1st Class
$90 - $140
Train from Hornsby Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Busways Grafton
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Bent St At Through St to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
busways.com.au
Bus from Bent St At Through St to Coldstream St After River St
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
busways.com.au
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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