A regional city like no other, Dubbo has so much to offer. It’s best known for it’s world class Taronga Western Plains Zoo, where you can explore the open-range zoo by car and experience the fascinating wildlife, ranging from lions, to Sumatran Tigers through to Koalas. The Old Dubbo Gaol is also a must-see, where you can learn about the fascinating chilling prisoner tales. When you’re ready to have a break in between the stellar attractions, why not kick back and enjoy a local café or country pub.View our Dubbo travel guide
Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Dubbo (DBO)
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Melbourne (MEL) to Dubbo (DBO)
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Visiting from Melbourne to Dubbo
Melbourne to Dubbo flight information
The approximate flight time for direct flights from Melbourne to Dubbo is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
When to visit
The best time to visit Dubbo in Australia is from January until April and October until December, when you will have pleasant to hot temperatures and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Dubbo is 33°C in January and the lowest is 14°C in June. Spring is a wonderful time to visit as it’s not too hot and a wonderful time to visit the Zoo.
What is the main airport called?
Dubbo City Regional Airport (DBO)Opens external site in a new window is a regional airport serving Dubbo, a city in the Australian state of New South Wales. Dubbo Airport is located 5km from the city centre. Dubbo Radio Cabs service the airport, with a rank located outside the terminal.
Arriving in Dubbo
The friendly staff at Dubbo Airport will welcome you on arrival. Once you collect your bags, there are several transport options available to get you into town.
Getting into Dubbo from Dubbo Airport
Dubbo airport (DBO) is one of the leading regional airports in Australia. It's located 6km (3.7 miles) from town centre on Coorena Road, Dubbo. Taxis, rental cars and a shared minibus service are available at the airport to get to town.
Getting around Dubbo
The most convenient way to get around Dubbo and the inner city and riverside trails are best enjoyed on foot or bicycle. Dubbo Radio Cabs and Dubbo Buslines service the city, and Trainlink buses link Dubbo to surrounding towns.
Fly from Melbourne
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What is the main airport called?
Melbourne Airport.Opens external site in a new window Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.
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