The distance between Ballarat and Healesville is around 170km (106 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 2hrs.
We've found 2 different ways to get from Ballarat to Healesville by 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 bus to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and then to Maroondah Hwy/Green St.
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There are several options for getting from Ballarat to Healesville by bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$21 ($14) and will take around 2h 50m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 2hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$33 ($22).
The distance between Ballarat and Healesville is around 170km (106 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 150km (93 miles)
It takes around 2h 50m to get from Ballarat and Healesville by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 2hrs to drive there.
The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Healesville is to drive which takes around 2hrs and will set you back approx A$33 ($22).
The cheapest way to travel between Ballarat and Healesville, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$21 ($14) for a standard one-way ticket.
There is no train service that runs between Ballarat and Healesville. We recommend that you drive to Healesville. instead which will take 2hrs.
Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Ballarat and Healesville. It typically takes around 2h 50m and departs once daily.
There are no direct bus services that runs from Ballarat to Healesville. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 2h 50m.
V/Line, Firefly Express and Metropolitan buses run regular bus services between Ballarat and Healesville. Buses run once daily and take around 2h 50m on average but will vary depending on you book with.
It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Ballarat to Healesville. We recommend that you take the bus to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and then to Maroondah Hwy/Green St. instead which will take 2h 50m.
The closest major airport to Healesville is Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (MEL) which is approximately 63km (39 miles) from Healesville. Avalon Airport (AVV) (AVV) and Albury Airport (ABX) (ABX) 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 Healesville. The distance is around 170km (106 miles) by road and it will take around 2hrs in normal traffic conditons.
If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballarat to Healesville is to take the bus which takes, on average, 2h 50m and will usually cost around A$21 ($14).
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The following major airports near Healesville offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.