The distance between Ballarat and Albury is around 409km (254 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 4h 15m.
We've found 4 different ways to get from Ballarat to Albury by train, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.
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Take the train to Southern Cross and then to Albury Station Platform 1.
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There are several options for getting from Ballarat to Albury by train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the train which costs around A$62 ($42) and will take around 4h 45m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 4h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$55 ($37).
The distance between Ballarat and Albury is around 409km (254 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 318km (198 miles)
It takes around 5h 20m to get from Ballarat and Albury by train. If you are travelling by car it will take around 4h 15m to drive there.
The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Albury is to drive which takes around 4h 15m and will set you back approx A$55 ($37).
The cheapest way to travel between Ballarat and Albury, if you exclude driving, is to take the train which will typically cost around A$62 ($42) for a standard one-way ticket.
Yes there is a train service that runs between Ballarat and Albury. It typically takes around 5h 20m and departs every 20 mins.
There are no direct train services that runs from Ballarat to Albury. However, you can instead can take several connecting trains with a changeover in Southern Cross. These services run every 20 mins and will take a minimum of 5h 20m.
V-Line and XPT run train services between Ballarat and Albury. Trains depart every 20 mins and will take around 5h 20m, however, this may vary depending on the particular service and whether it runs express or stops all stations.
Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Ballarat and Albury. It typically takes around 5h 50m and departs 6 times a week.
There are no direct bus services that runs from Ballarat to Albury. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Southern Cross Coach Terminal. These services run 6 times a week and will take a minimum of 5h 50m.
V-Line, Firefly Express and Greyhound Australia run regular bus services between Ballarat and Albury. Buses run 6 times a week and take around 5h 50m on average but will vary depending on you book with.
It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Ballarat to Albury. We recommend that you take the train to Southern Cross and then to Albury Station. instead which will take 5h 20m.
The closest major airport to Albury is Albury Airport (ABX) (ABX) which is approximately 4km (2 miles) from Albury. Canberra International Airport (CBR) (CBR) and Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (MEL) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.
Yes it is possible to drive from Ballarat and Albury. The distance is around 409km (254 miles) by road and it will take around 4h 15m in normal traffic conditons.
If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballarat to Albury is to take the train which takes, on average, 5h 20m and will usually cost around A$64 ($43).
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The following major airports near Albury offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.