Melbourne Australia Information and City Guide
Southern Cross Station is Melbourne's long distance inter-city train station. It also handles some commuter rail and regional train service in addition to inter-state travel.
Passengers can travel between Melbourne and Sydney by high-speed rail. Travel time is approximately 12 hours in duration. Berths are available on the overnight train.
Passenger rail service to Canberra takes just over 4 hours. Service between Melbourne and Brisbane takes 14 hours.