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

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Recommended option

Fly to Melbourne  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Tamworth (TMW) to Melbourne (MEL) TMW - MEL

$210 - $355

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 362
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St 723
  4. Take the bus from Gundagai to Melbourne

$94 - $128

4 alternative options

Fly to Avalon, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Tamworth (TMW) to Avalon (AVV) TMW - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne

$98 - $278

Train  •  18 h

  1. Take the train from Tamworth Station to Central Station 224
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...

$103 - $242

Train, bus  •  19 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Tamworth Station to Central Station 224
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Canberra to Melbourne

$115 - $202

Drive  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Tamworth to Melbourne 715.9 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tamworth to Melbourne is to bus which costs $120 - $180 and takes 18 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tamworth to Melbourne is to fly which costs $280 - $490 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Tamworth and Melbourne is 926 km. The road distance is 1145.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Tamworth to Melbourne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tamworth station to Melbourne. However, there are services departing from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop and arriving at Melbourne via Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay and Gundagai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tamworth station to Melbourne. However, there are services departing from Tamworth Station and arriving at Southern Cross via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h.

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Tamworth to Melbourne hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tamworth to Melbourne via Central Station in around 18 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Tamworth to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Tamworth to Melbourne via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Tamworth to Melbourne via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Tamworth to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Tamworth to Avalon via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Tamworth to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Tamworth to Melbourne via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tamworth to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Tamworth Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Gundagai to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95

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