The distance between Ballarat and Geelong is around 88km (55 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a taxi which takes around 1h 5m.
We've found 4 different ways to get from Ballarat to Geelong by bus, train, taxi 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 Geelong.
Take a taxi to Geelong.
There are several options for getting from Ballarat to Geelong by bus, train, taxi and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$12 ($8) and will take around 1h 30m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a taxi and arrive in approximately 1h 5m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$195 ($130).
The distance between Ballarat and Geelong is around 88km (55 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 79km (49 miles)
It takes around 1h 30m to get from Ballarat and Geelong by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1h 5m to drive there.
The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Geelong is to take a taxi which takes around 1h 5m and will set you back approx A$195 ($130).
The cheapest way to travel between Ballarat and Geelong, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$12 ($8) for a standard one-way ticket.
Yes there is a train service that runs between Ballarat and Geelong. It typically takes around 1h 50m and departs hourly.
There are no direct train services that runs from Ballarat to Geelong. However, you can instead can take several connecting trains with a changeover in Deer Park. These services run hourly and will take a minimum of 1h 50m.
V-Line run train services between Ballarat and Geelong. Trains depart hourly and will take around 1h 50m, 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 Geelong. It typically takes around 1h 30m and departs every 20 mins.
Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Ballarat and Geelong with no changeovers required. The bus runs every 20 mins and takes 1h 30m.
V-Line run regular bus services between Ballarat and Geelong. Buses run every 20 mins and take around 1h 30m on average but will vary depending on you book with.
It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Ballarat to Geelong. We recommend that you take the bus to Geelong. instead which will take 1h 30m.
The closest major airport to Geelong is Avalon Airport (AVV) (AVV) which is approximately 17km (10 miles) from Geelong. Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (MEL) and King Island Airport (KNS) (KNS) 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 Geelong. The distance is around 88km (55 miles) by road and it will take around 1h 5m in normal traffic conditons.
If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballarat to Geelong is to take the bus which takes, on average, 1h 30m and will usually cost around A$12 ($8).
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The following major airports near Geelong offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.