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There are 5 ways to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Wangaratta to Broadmeadows

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Broadmeadows

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Night train

  1. Take the night train from Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 to Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3

Drive

  1. Drive from Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL)

Train, fly

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

Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) by train and bus

The journey time between Wangaratta (Station) and Melbourne Airport (MEL) is around 3h 10m and covers a distance of around 226 km. This includes an average layover time of around 18 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 27m. Operated by V-Line, XPT and Metropolitan buses, the Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) service departs from Wangaratta and arrives in Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 52m
Layover time:
18 min
Total time:
3h 10m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 27m
Journey distance:
226 km
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
$32
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:29
Last service departs at:
18:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 2h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL). However, there are services departing from Wangaratta and arriving at Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd via Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Wangaratta (Station) and Melbourne Airport (MEL) is 196 km. The road distance is 231.9 km.

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The best way to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) without a car is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs $30 - $160.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL), including transfers.

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Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Wangaratta station.

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The best way to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs $30 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $40 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Albury Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Broadmeadows station.

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Map of how to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL).
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  • Distance: 195.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Wangaratta (Station), VIC, Australia and Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia?

V-Line operates a train from Wangaratta to Broadmeadows 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 24m. XPT also services this route once daily. Alternatively, V-Line operates a bus from Wangaratta to Broadmeadows once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 24m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Albury to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Albury to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Wangaratta to Broadmeadows
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$27 - $40
Train from Wangaratta to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$11 - $15
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 to Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $150
Website
XPT
Economy
$29 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Night train from Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 to Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $150
Website
XPT
Economy
$29 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Train from Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 to Albury Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $140
Website
XPT
Economy
$19 - $25
First
$26 - $35
Sleeper
$110 - $140
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Wangaratta to Broadmeadows
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$26 - $35

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Yes, the driving distance between Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) is 232 km. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Wangaratta (Station) to Melbourne Airport (MEL).

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Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Albury Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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