Getting to Numurkah and Around

Numurkah is located north of Melbourne, in the Murray Region of regional Victoria and forms part of the Sun Country on the Murray region. You can get to Numurkahby car, by bus and train and by air. Once in Numurkah it easy to get around.

By Car

Numurkah is a two and a half hour drive from Melbourne, following the Hume Highway and Goulburn Valley Highway (through Shepparton).

View the Numurkah Town Map

For maps, more information on how to get here and to plan your trip Tourism Victoria's Route Planner and Google Maps are helpful tools.

If you prefer to take your time, there is plenty to see and do along the way. There are a number of touring routes to suit ever traveller.

Touring Routes

Sydney-Melbourne Touring

The Sydney-Melbourne Heritage Drive is the inland, self-drive route between Melbourne and Sydney, where Australian pioneer spirit comes to life. There are plenty of places to stop for an hour or a night and a range of different experiences, from the Goldfields, to the Murray River, to our nation's capital. Perfect for a week, or for a shorter road trip, why not do a three day loop.

Explore Sydney Melbourne Touring

Murray River Touring

Regions along the Murray River offer an array of fantastic experiences. You'll be amazed at how the river changes, as it winds it's way from source to sea.

Plan your Murray River adventure

View the Murray River Touring Map

FromDistance to NumurkahTime by Car
Melbourne224 km2 hrs 30 mins
Melbourne Airport211 km2 hrs 15 mins
Shepparton34 km25 mins
Cobram Barooga37 km30 mins
Yarrawonga Mulwala66 km55 mins
Echuca Moama80 km1 hr 5 mins
Albury165 km2 hrs 10 mins
Mildura455 km5 hrs 20 mins
Sydney712 km7 hrs 20 mins
Adelaide758 km8 hrs 45 mins

By Bus and Train

V/Line offers bus and train services to and from Numurkah (via Shepparton or Seymour). For detailed information and timetables visit the V/Line website or give them a call on 1800 800 007.

By Air

The Shepparton Aerodrome is located on Melbourne Road, Kialla, and is available for charters and small aircrafts.

Tullamarine Airport is an international airport and located just over 2 hours from Numurkah. Hire a car or catch a V/Lline bus or train from the Melbourne CBD.

Getting Around Numurkah

When visiting Numurkah, there are a number of options available to get around.


As a small town, Numurkah is easy to navigate on foot or bikes.

Numurkah Taxis can be booked on 0418 372 786.