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There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Young by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra 624 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Young Coach Stop 791 / ...

$42 - $136

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
  2. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 724
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Young Coach Stop 791 / ...

$47 - $60

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Young 368.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Melbourne to Canberra, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Young Coach Stop

$90 - $299

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Orange (OAG) MEB - OAG
  2. Take the bus from Orange Station, Coach Bay 3 to Young Coach Stop

$91 - $252

Fly Melbourne to Albury, train, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Cootamundra
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Young Coach Stop

$139 - $513

Fly Melbourne to Wagga Wagga, train, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Wagga Wagga (WGA) MEL - WGA
  2. Take the train from Wagga Wagga to Cootamundra
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Young Coach Stop

$165 - $380

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train, bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from International Airport Station to Campbelltown Station
  3. Take the train from Campbelltown to Cootamundra
  4. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Young Coach Stop

$110 - $383

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Young is to bus which costs $65 - $85 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Young is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Young. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Young Coach Stop via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Young is 491 km. The road distance is 589 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Young without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 48 min and costs $55 - $200.

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Melbourne to Young, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Melbourne to Young bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Young Coach Stop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Young is 589 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Melbourne to Young.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Young.
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  • Distance: 307.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Young via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga via Albury
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Train from Wagga Wagga to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $95
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $20
First
$22 - $28
Sleeper
$80 - $95
Train from Campbelltown to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$100 - $120
Sydney Trains
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Young Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Orange Station, Coach Bay 3 to Young Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Young. Prices start at $100 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 $18.

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