There are 6 ways to get from Mildura to Melbourne by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Mildura (MQL) to Melbourne (MEL) MQL - MEL

$119 - $248

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Mildura to Swan Hill Mildura - Albury Via Kerang & Shepparton / ...
  2. Take the train from Swan Hill to Southern Cross Melbourne - Swan Hill Via Bendigo

$37 - $55

4 alternative options

Bus V-Line  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Mildura to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl Mildura - Melbourne Via Swan Hill & Bendigo
  2. Take the bus from Bendigo to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St Bendigo - Melbourne Via Sunbury / ...

$38 - $53

Bus PTV Regional Transit  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Mildura to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave Horsham - Mildura Via Warracknabeal & Ouyen
  2. Take the bus from Horsham to Melbourne Fe71

$39 - $50

Night bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the night bus from Mildura to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St Mildura - Melbourne Via Donald & Ballarat

$40 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Mildura to Melbourne 339.8 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mildura to Melbourne is to bus and train which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mildura to Melbourne is to fly which costs $160 - $350 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Mildura and arriving at Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Mildura and Melbourne is 476 km. The road distance is 543.7 km.

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The best way to get from Mildura to Melbourne without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 11 min and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Mildura to Melbourne, including transfers.

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Mildura to Melbourne bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Mildura station.

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The best way to get from Mildura to Melbourne is to fly which takes 1 h 37 min and costs $160 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Mildura to Melbourne.
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  • Distance: 297.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Mildura, VIC, Australia and Melbourne, VIC, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express fly from Mildura to Melbourne every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mildura to Melbourne via Bendigo Station/Railway Pl and Bendigo in around 8 h 57 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Mildura to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Mildura to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Mildura to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Train operators
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
Train from Swan Hill to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
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 Mildura to Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Mildura to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bendigo to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Mildura to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Mildura to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Horsham to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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