There are 8 ways to get from Wollongong to Bairnsdale by bus, car, plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Wollongong station to Canberra 855
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Bailey St/Princes Hwy Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$63 - $83

Cheapest option

Fly Wollongong to Melbourne Essendon Apt, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Wollongong (WOL) to Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) WOL - MEB
  2. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale

$58 - $302

6 alternative options

Bus via Tongarra Rd Opp Halket Lane  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Tongarra Rd Opp Halket Lane to Jolimont Centre 855
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Bailey St/Princes Hwy Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$63 - $87

Drive  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Wollongong to Bairnsdale 432 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Sydney, fly to Melbourne, train  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$101 - $292

Train to Sydney, fly to Cooma, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooma (OOM) SYD - OOM
  3. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Bailey St/Princes Hwy

$192 - $437

Train to Sydney, fly to Merimbula, bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Merimbula (MIM) SYD - MIM
  3. Take the bus from Bennet Lane to Bairnsdale

$169 - $320

Train to Sydney, fly to Canberra, bus  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  3. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Bailey St/Princes Hwy

$139 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wollongong to Bairnsdale is to bus which costs $85 - $120 and takes 11 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wollongong to Bairnsdale is to drive which takes 8 h 2 min and costs $80 - $120.

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The distance between Wollongong and Bairnsdale is 478 km. The road distance is 691 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 43 min to get from Wollongong to Bairnsdale, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wollongong to Bairnsdale. However, there are services departing from Wollongong station and arriving at Bailey St/Princes Hwy via Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Wollongong, NSW, Australia and Bairnsdale, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Wollongong to Bairnsdale via Canberra and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave in around 11 h 43 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Wollongong to Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $15
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Wollongong station to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Bus from Tongarra Rd Opp Halket Lane to Jolimont Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Bailey St/Princes Hwy
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Bailey St/Princes Hwy
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bennet Lane to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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