The distance between Ballarat and Batemans Bay is around 875km (543 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 9h 30m.
We've found 5 different ways to get from Ballarat to Batemans Bay by bus, train 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 bus to Southern Cross Coach Terminal then Canberra and then to Promenade Plaza Orient St.
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Take the train to Southern Cross and then to Bairnsdale Station then take the bus to Orient St.
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There are several options for getting from Ballarat to Batemans Bay by bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the train and then take the bus which costs around A$130 ($86) and will take around 12h 40m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 9h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$115 ($79).
The distance between Ballarat and Batemans Bay is around 875km (543 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 600km (373 miles)
It takes around 12h 10m to get from Ballarat and Batemans Bay by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 9h 30m to drive there.
The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Batemans Bay is to drive which takes around 9h 30m and will set you back approx A$115 ($79).
The cheapest way to travel between Ballarat and Batemans Bay, if you exclude driving, is to take the train and then take the bus which will typically cost around A$130 ($86) for a standard one-way ticket.
There is no train service that runs between Ballarat and Batemans Bay. We recommend that you drive to Batemans Bay (bay). instead which will take 9h 30m.
Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Ballarat and Batemans Bay. It typically takes around 12h 10m and departs 6 times a week.
There are no direct bus services that runs from Ballarat to Batemans Bay. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Southern Cross Coach Terminal and Canberra. These services run 6 times a week and will take a minimum of 12h 10m.
V-Line, Firefly Express, Greyhound Australia and Murrays Coaches run regular bus services between Ballarat and Batemans Bay. Buses run 6 times a week and take around 12h 10m on average but will vary depending on you book with.
It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Ballarat to Batemans Bay. We recommend that you take the bus to Southern Cross Coach Terminal then Canberra and then to Promenade Plaza Orient St. instead which will take 12h 10m.
The closest major airport to Batemans Bay is Moruya Airport (MYA) (MYA) which is approximately 22km (14 miles) from Batemans Bay. Canberra International Airport (CBR) (CBR) and Merimbula Airport (MIM) (MIM) 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 Batemans Bay. The distance is around 883km (549 miles) by road and it will take around 9h 30m in normal traffic conditons.
If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballarat to Batemans Bay is to take the bus which takes, on average, 12h 10m and will usually cost around A$170 ($115).
|6 times a week||931km (578 miles)|
Train and Bus + 2 similar
|3 times a week||875km (543 miles)|
|Train to Southern Cross, bus||13h 15m|
|4 times a week||942km (585 miles)|
|Train to Southern Cross, bus||13h 45m|
|once daily||1,070km (665 miles)|
|on demand||883km (549 miles)|
The following major airports near Batemans Bay offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.