How to travel from Albury to Apollo Bay, Australia

The distance between Albury and Apollo Bay is around 500km (310 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 5h 40m.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Albury to Apollo Bay by train, bus, car and plane. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Plane, Train and Bus

Fly from Albury (ABX) to Avalon (AVV) then take the train to Geelong then take the bus to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd.

  • Duration6h 45m
  • Flight time2h 45m
  • Typical cost
    A$470($315)
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Bus

Take the bus to Melbourne then Geelong and then to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd.

  • Duration8h 5m
  • Departs4 times a week
  • Typical cost
    A$68($46)
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Multiple bus operators

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Train and Bus

Take the train to Southern Cross and then to Geelong then take the bus to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd.

  • Duration7hrs
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$54($36)
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Drive

Drive to Apollo Bay.

  • Duration5h 40m
  • Distance500km (310 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albury and Apollo Bay

There are several options for getting from Albury to Apollo Bay by train, bus, car and plane. The cheapest option is to take the train and then take the bus which costs around A$54 ($36) and will take around 7hrs. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 5h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$95 ($64).

The distance between Albury and Apollo Bay is around 500km (310 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 413km (257 miles)

It takes around 7hrs to get from Albury and Apollo Bay by train and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 5h 40m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albury to Apollo Bay is to drive which takes around 5h 40m and will set you back approx A$95 ($64).

The cheapest way to travel between Albury and Apollo Bay, if you exclude driving, is to take the train and then take the bus which will typically cost around A$54 ($36) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albury and Apollo Bay. We recommend that you drive to Apollo Bay. instead which will take 5h 40m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Albury and Apollo Bay. It typically takes around 8h 5m and departs 4 times a week.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Albury to Apollo Bay. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Melbourne and Geelong. These services run 4 times a week and will take a minimum of 8h 5m.

Greyhound Australia, Firefly Express, V/Line and Public Transport Victoria run regular bus services between Albury and Apollo Bay. Buses run 4 times a week and take around 8h 5m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Albury to Apollo Bay. We recommend that you fly from Albury (ABX) to Avalon (AVV) then take the train to Geelong then take the bus to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd. instead which will take 6h 45m.

The closest major airport to Apollo Bay is Avalon Airport (AVV) (AVV) which is approximately 107km (67 miles) from Apollo Bay. King Island Airport (KNS) (KNS) and Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (MEL) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Albury and Apollo Bay. The distance is around 500km (310 miles) by road and it will take around 5h 40m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albury to Apollo Bay is to take the train and then take the bus which takes, on average, 7hrs and will usually cost around A$54 ($36).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Albury and Apollo Bay

Transport options from Albury to Apollo Bay
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane, Train and Bus
6h 45m
A$470($315)
every 20 mins1,397km (868 miles)
Bus
8h 5m
A$68($46)
4 times a week535km (332 miles)
Train and Bus + 3 similar
7hrs
A$54($36)
once daily501km (312 miles)
Train to Southern Cross, bus7h 25m
A$56($38)
every 20 mins502km (312 miles)
Train to Southern Cross, bus7h 25m
A$65($44)
once a week538km (334 miles)
Bus and Train7h 40m
A$82($55)
4 times a week515km (320 miles)
Drive
5h 40m
A$95($64)
on demand500km (310 miles)

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Airports near Apollo Bay

The following major airports near Apollo Bay offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

AVV
Avalon Airport (AVV)
International Airport
Distance
107km (67 miles) from Apollo Bay
KNS
King Island Airport (KNS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
126km (79 miles) from Apollo Bay
MEL
Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)
International Airport
Distance
158km (98 miles) from Apollo Bay