There are 9 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.

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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 - $376

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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

$103 - $330

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Fly Melbourne to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) MEL - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to MacLean

$104 - $400

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

$153 - $344

Fly Avalon to Gold Coast, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - 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

$118 - $413

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 / ...

$125 - $271

Bus  •  24 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to MacLean

$111 - $147

Bus, train  •  25 h 50 min

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

$146 - $232

Drive  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Yamba 943.3 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Yamba. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St via Sydney and McLachlan Park, River St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 54 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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The best way to get from Melbourne to Yamba without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 26 min and costs .

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

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

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Ballina Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Melbourne to Yamba bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at MacLean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Yamba is 1509 km. It takes approximately 16 h 14 min to drive from Melbourne to Yamba.

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Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Ballina Airport.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Yamba. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Yamba.
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  • Distance: 757.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Yamba via Sydney, MacLean, and McLachlan Park, River St in around 24 h 54 min.

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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Grafton via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to 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 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Melbourne to Grafton via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 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
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
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 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
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
$60 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $19
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Fassifern Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $110
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 - $16
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
$13 - $19
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
$5 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to MacLean
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to MacLean
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
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
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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