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

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Train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Wagga Wagga to Southern Cross 623 / ...

$30 - $130

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Bus, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sturt Mall, Baylis St to Albury Station, Coach Bay 737 / ...
  2. Take the train from Albury to Southern Cross Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour

$30 - $42

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne Fe21

$35 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne 273.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Wagga Wagga  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Wagga Wagga (WGA) to Melbourne (MEL) WGA - MEL

$146 - $277

Train to Albury, fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Wagga Wagga to Albury
  2. Fly from Albury (ABX) to Melbourne (MEL) ABX - MEL

$132 - $494

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The cheapest way to get from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne is to bus and train which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne is to fly which costs $200 - $390 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wagga Wagga and arriving at Melbourne. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wagga Wagga and arriving at Southern Cross. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Wagga Wagga and Melbourne is 367 km. The road distance is 437.5 km.

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The best way to get from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne without a car is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $45 - $180.

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The train from Wagga Wagga to Southern Cross takes 4 h 36 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Wagga Wagga to Melbourne train services, operated by XPT, depart from Wagga Wagga station.

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The best way to get from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $45 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $65 and takes 5 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs $200 - $390 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne.
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  • Distance: 229.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

XPT operates a train from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 36 min. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Albury to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Wagga Wagga to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
First
$45 - $60
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Wagga Wagga to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $100
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $23
First
$24 - $35
Sleeper
$85 - $100
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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Albury to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Sturt Mall, Baylis St to Albury Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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The quickest flight from Wagga Wagga Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Wagga Wagga to Melbourne is 438 km. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne.

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Regional Express offers flights from Wagga Wagga Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 1880+ hotels available in Melbourne. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Wagga Wagga to Wagga Wagga Airport is to line 965 bus which takes 13 min and costs $4 - $6.

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