There are 5 ways to get from Shepparton to Parkes by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Shepparton to Benalla
  2. Take the train from Benalla to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay 791

$46 - $146

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Bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Shepparton to Coolabah Café/Bridge Rd
  2. Take the bus from Darlington Point Coach Stop, Bridge St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 726
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay 791

$49 - $71

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Shepparton to Parkes 321.9 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, train to Albury, fly to Parkes  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Shepparton to Benalla
  2. Take the train from Benalla to Albury
  3. Fly from Albury (ABX) to Parkes (PKE) ABX - PKE

$175 - $571

Train to Melbourne Essendon Apt, fly to Orange, train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Shepparton to Essendon
  2. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Orange (OAG) MEB - OAG
  3. Take the train from Orange Station to Parkes Station

$100 - $266

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shepparton to Parkes station. However, there are services departing from Shepparton and arriving at Parkes Station, Coach Bay via Darlington Point Coach Stop, Bridge St and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 13 min.

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The distance between Shepparton and Parkes is 441 km. The road distance is 515.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shepparton to Parkes without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to get from Shepparton to Parkes, including transfers.

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Shepparton to Parkes bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Shepparton station.

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There is no direct flight from Albury Airport to Parkes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Shepparton to Parkes bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Parkes Station, Coach Bay.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shepparton to Parkes is 515 km. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Shepparton to Parkes.

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Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Albury Airport to Parkes Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Parkes. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shepparton to Parkes.
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  • Distance: 275.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 59 min

What companies run services between Shepparton, VIC, Australia and Parkes, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Shepparton to Parkes via Coolabah Café/Bridge Rd, Darlington Point Coach Stop, Bridge St, and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 11 h 13 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Albury to Parkes via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
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
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Benalla to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $120
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$28 - $40
First
$35 - $50
Sleeper
$100 - $120
Train from Benalla to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $22
First
$23 - $30
Sleeper
$85 - $95
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 Benalla to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Shepparton to Essendon
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Orange Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$15 - $23
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 Shepparton to Benalla
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Shepparton to Coolabah Café/Bridge Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Darlington Point Coach Stop, Bridge St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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