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

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Fly to Melbourne  •  4 h 3 min

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

$208 - $353

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Bus  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 362
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 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

$88 - $127

4 alternative options

Fly to Avalon  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Tamworth (TMW) to Avalon (AVV) TMW - AVV

$92 - $276

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 / ...

$102 - $230

Train, bus  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Tamworth Station to Central Station 224
  2. Take the bus from Central Station to Melbourne Gx233

$117 - $190

Drive  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Tamworth to Melbourne 715.9 miles

$100 - $150

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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, Bay 1, 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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The distance between Tamworth and Melbourne is 926 km. The road distance is 1145.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tamworth to Melbourne without a car is to train which takes 18 h and costs .

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

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Tamworth to Melbourne bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Tamworth Station, Coach Stop.

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Tamworth to Melbourne train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Tamworth Station.

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The best way to get from Tamworth to Melbourne is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 18 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tamworth Airport to Melbourne Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Tamworth to Melbourne bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Melbourne station.

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Map of how to get from Tamworth to Melbourne.
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  • Distance: 578.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

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

Qantas and Virgin Australia 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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Tamworth to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 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 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Tamworth to Melbourne via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tamworth to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 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 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 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
$35 - $50
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 Central Station to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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Tamworth to Melbourne train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Southern Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tamworth to Melbourne is 1145 km. It takes approximately 12 h 55 min to drive from Tamworth to Melbourne.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Tamworth Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 1928+ hotels available in Melbourne. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tamworth to Tamworth Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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