How to get to Ballarat

Car journey

Take the 110km journey along the Western Freeway. Ballarat is just an hour and 30 minutes from the Melbourne CBD. 

Melbourne to Ballarat train

Direct from Melbourne‚Äôs Southern Cross Station, hop on the V/Line train and arrive in less than 90 minutes at the historic Ballarat Railway Station in the centre of town. 

Via the airport

The road trip from Tullamarine or Avalon airports to Ballarat takes about one hour. Transport options direct from the airport include hiring a car or booking the Airport Shuttlebus from Tullamarine.

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