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Travelling to the Murray

Drive, fly, catch a train or catch a bus, your spoilt for choice! It is easy to get to the spectacular Murray River Region. Ready to visit? Check the distances and driving travel times between Murray River destinations below or if you’re travelling by train, or flying into the region, check the links below:
 

BY AIR

Albury Airport:
Fly Albury operates multiple daily flights between Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and regional centres.
 
Regional Express Airlines operates services between Melbourne and Sydney and Albury. For schedules and fares contact 13 17 13 or visit www.regionalexpress.com.au.
 
Virgin Australia operates services between Sydney and Albury. For schedules and fares contact 13 67 89 or visit www.virginblue.com.au
 
QantasLink operates services between Sydney and Albury. For schedules and fares contact 13 13 13 or visit www.qantas.com.au.
 
Jetgo operates services between Brisbane and Albury. For schedules  and fares contact 1300 328 000 or visit www.jetgo.com.
 
Mildura Airport:
Mildura is well served by flights from Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide.
 
QantasLink operates daily return services between Melbourne and Mildura, with connections from all cities. For schedules and fares contact 13 13 13 or visit www.qantas.com.au.
 
Regional Express Airlines (REX) operates daily services between Melbourne and Mildura. REX also fly to and from Mildura from; Adelaide, Broken Hill and Sydney. For schedules and fares contact 13 17 13 or visit www.regionalexpress.com.au.
 
Virgin Australia operates daily return services between Melbourne and Mildura with connections from a number of ports. For schedules and fares contact 13 67 89 or visit www.virginblue.com.au.
 

BY RAIL

To Swan Hill: V-Line train and coach services run daily to the region. To Echuca-Moama: V-Line train and coach services run daily to Echuca-Moama.
 
To Albury Wodonga: Albury Wodonga is situated on the major rail link between Melbourne and Sydney. Day and night express services run between the two capital cities with travel times from Sydney and Melbourne similar to driving.
 
For schedules and fares contact Country Link on 13 22 32 or visit www.countrylink.info V-Line train and coach services run daily in the region. For V-Line schedules/fares contact 13 61 96 or visit www.vline.com.au

 

BY ROAD

Travelling by road to the Murray River Region is a 2.45 - 6 hour trip depending on which Murray River destinationyou choose to go to.
 
Albury:
From Melbourne: Travel via the Hume/National Freeway (M31), along dual carriageways, to the picturesque city of Albury and Wodonga and start your legendary Murray River experience.
 
From Canberra or Sydney: Take the time to explore Australia's colourful history along the Sydney Melbourne Heritage Drive to Albury, before continuing onto Melbourne. 
 
Echuca Moama:
The closest Murray River destination from Melbourne - only a leisurely 2.45 hours drive.
 
From Melbourne: Travel either via the Calder Freeway (M79) or the Hume Freeway (M31), then onto the Northern highway (B75) and explore the fascinating little townships along the way.
 
From Echuca, begin your Murray River journey either east through fun filled Yarrawonga Mulwala and Corowa or west to the scenic towns of Swan Hill and Mildura.
 
Swan Hill:
From Melbourne: Travel along the Calder Freeway (M79) and follow the signs to Swan Hill and explore the many historic towns along the way.
 
Mildura:
From Melbourne: Travel along the Calder Freeway (M79) all the way to the outback oasis of Mildura.
 
From Adelaide: Travel along the Sturt Highway (A20) through lush fertile wine regions and pastures to the outback oasis of Mildura.
FromToKilometresEstimated Driving Time
Albury WodongaYarrawonga Mulwala95 kms1 hour
Yarrawonga MulwalaEchuca Moama150 kms2 hours
Echuca MoamaSwan Hill 156 kms2 hours
Swan HillMildura Wentworth218 kms2.5 hours