Located around 3 and a half hours northeast of Melbourne, getting to Albury Wodonga is easy thanks to its position on the busiest inland corridor in the country. Situated at the Junction of a number of major highways and freeways, Albury Wodonga enjoys easy access to Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra.
Connected to the surrounding regions by the Riverina, Olympic, Kiewa Valley and Murray Valley Highways, the main route from Sydney and Melbourne to Albury Wodonga is via the Hume Freeway, also known as National Highway One. Melbourne to Albury Wodonga via the Hume Freeway takes approximately 3 and a half hours while Sydney to Albury Wodonga via the Hume Freeway takes just under 6 hours.
There are also a number of regular flights available from Sydney, Melbourne and a number of other regional airports to Albury Wodonga, taking approximately one hour depending on where you are departing from. Regional Express Airlines, QantasLink and Virgin Australia all operate regular services between Sydney and Melbourne to Albury Wodonga.
If you prefer not to fly and don’t have the luxury of your own vehicle for driving, there are a number of public transport options available when it comes to getting to Albury Wodonga. In fact, the region is also situated on a major rail link between Sydney and Melbourne. There are a number of express rail services available both day and night from both Melbourne and Sydney taking about 3 hours and 6 hours respectively.
There are also daily V/Line rail services available departing from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station to Albury Wodonga. Public transport is an excellent option as it is both easy and affordable. Visitors can sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery or a snooze while someone else takes care of all the driving and navigating, however stops are brief with no time for sightseeing along the way.