How to travel from Batemans Bay to Melbourne, Australia

The distance between Batemans Bay and Melbourne is around 760km (472 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 25m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Batemans Bay to Melbourne by plane, bus, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly

Fly from Moruya (MYA) to Melbourne (MEL).

  • Duration3h 25m
  • Flight time2h 35m
  • Typical cost
    A$280($190)
Operated by

Regional Express

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Bus

Take the bus to Jolimont Centre and then to Melbourne.

  • Duration10h 30m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$155($105)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Bus to Jolimont Centre, train

Take the bus to Jolimont Centre and then to Junee Station Coach Stop then take the train to Southern Cross.

  • Duration10h 25m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$115($76)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Melbourne.

  • Duration8h 30m
  • Distance791km (492 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Batemans Bay and Melbourne

There are several options for getting from Batemans Bay to Melbourne by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take the train which costs around A$110 ($73) and will take around 11h 25m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 25m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$280 ($190).

The distance between Batemans Bay and Melbourne is around 760km (472 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 520km (323 miles)

It takes around 3h 25m to get from Batemans Bay and Melbourne by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 8h 30m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Batemans Bay to Melbourne is to fly which takes around 3h 25m and will set you back approx A$280 ($190).

The cheapest way to travel between Batemans Bay and Melbourne, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then take the train which will typically cost around A$110 ($73) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Batemans Bay and Melbourne. We recommend that you fly from Moruya (MYA) to Melbourne (MEL). instead which will take 3h 25m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Batemans Bay and Melbourne. It typically takes around 10h 30m and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Batemans Bay to Melbourne. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Jolimont Centre. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 10h 30m.

Murrays Coaches and Greyhound Australia run regular bus services between Batemans Bay and Melbourne. Buses run once daily and take around 10h 30m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Batemans Bay and Melbourne. Flights depart from Moruya (MYA) and arrive at Melbourne (MEL) - via Sydney (SYD). The flight takes around 2h 35m.

There is no direct flight from Batemans Bay to Melbourne. There is however a flight that goes via Sydney (SYD). This services will take at least 3h 25m (not including layover time).

The flight from Batemans Bay to Melbourne typically takes around 2h 35m. Flights depart from Moruya (MYA) and and arrive into Melbourne (MEL).

The closest major airport to Melbourne is Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (MEL) which is approximately 19km (12 miles) from Melbourne. Avalon Airport (AVV) (AVV) and King Island Airport (KNS) (KNS) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Batemans Bay and Melbourne. The distance is around 791km (492 miles) by road and it will take around 8h 30m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Batemans Bay to Melbourne is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 25m and will usually cost around A$280 ($190).

How do I get from Batemans Bay to Melbourne

Compare travel optionsbetween Batemans Bay and Melbourne

Transport options from Batemans Bay to Melbourne
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 25m
A$280($190)
every 20 mins994km (617 miles)
Bus
10h 30m
A$155($105)
once daily802km (498 miles)
Bus to Jolimont Centre, train + 1 similar
10h 25m
A$115($76)
once daily833km (518 miles)
Bus and Train11h 25m
A$110($73)
3 times a week760km (472 miles)
Drive
8h 30m
A$105($71)
on demand791km (492 miles)

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Airports near Melbourne

The following major airports near Melbourne offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

MEL
Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)
International Airport
Distance
19km (12 miles) from Melbourne
AVV
Avalon Airport (AVV)
International Airport
Distance
49km (30 miles) from Melbourne
KNS
King Island Airport (KNS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
248km (154 miles) from Melbourne