There are 7 ways to get from Wollongong to Melbourne by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly Wollongong to Melbourne Essendon Apt  •  3 h 37 min

  1. WOL - MEB

$41 - $277

6 alternative options

Train to Sydney, fly to Melbourne  •  4 h 27 min

  1. SYD - MEL

$83 - $267

Train to Sydney, fly to Avalon, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. SYD - AVV

$71 - $250

Bus Firefly Express  •  12 h 15 min

  1. 855
  2. Fe21

$62 - $84

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  12 h 20 min

  1. 855

$88 - $139

Bus, train  •  12 h 24 min

  1. 887
  2. 623 / ...

$63 - $185

Drive  •  8 h 28 min

  1. 512.4 miles

$70 - $110

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

Jetgo Australia flies from Wollongong to Melbourne once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wollongong to Melbourne via Goulburn Station and Goulburn in around 12 h 15 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 Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $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
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
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
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Campbelltown to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 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
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Wollongong station to Goulburn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
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
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Goulburn to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.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
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Busabout
Website
busabout.com.au
Bus from Wollongong Central, Kiera St to Campbelltown Station, Stand B
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
131500.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Wollongong and Melbourne is 652 km. The road distance is 820 km.

The cheapest way to get from Wollongong to Melbourne is to bus which costs $80 - $120 and takes 12 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Wollongong to Melbourne is to fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $50 - $370.

No, there is no direct bus from Wollongong to Melbourne. However, there are services departing from Wollongong station and arriving at Melbourne via Goulburn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Wollongong to Melbourne, including transfers.