The distance between Ballarat and Jindabyne is around 664km (413 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 7h 35m.
We've found 5 different ways to get from Ballarat to Jindabyne by bus, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.
👋 Also check out Jindabyne → Ballarat if you're planning a return trip.
Take the bus to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St then Canberra and then to Jindabyne.
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Take the train to Southern Cross and then to Bairnsdale then take the bus to Centennial Park/Bombala St and then to Jindabyne.
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There are several options for getting from Ballarat to Jindabyne by bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the train and then take the bus which costs around A$115 ($76) and will take around 11h 10m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 7h 35m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$125 ($85).
The distance between Ballarat and Jindabyne is around 664km (413 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 441km (274 miles)
It takes around 11h 60m to get from Ballarat and Jindabyne by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 7h 35m to drive there.
The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Jindabyne is to drive which takes around 7h 35m and will set you back approx A$125 ($85).
The cheapest way to travel between Ballarat and Jindabyne, if you exclude driving, is to take the train and then take the bus which will typically cost around A$115 ($76) for a standard one-way ticket.
There is no train service that runs between Ballarat and Jindabyne. We recommend that you drive to Jindabyne. instead which will take 7h 35m.
Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Ballarat and Jindabyne. It typically takes around 11h 60m and departs 6 times a week.
There are no direct bus services that runs from Ballarat to Jindabyne. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Canberra. These services run 6 times a week and will take a minimum of 11h 60m.
V/Line, Firefly Express, Greyhound Australia, Murrays Coaches and NSW TrainLink run regular bus services between Ballarat and Jindabyne. Buses run 6 times a week and take around 11h 60m on average but will vary depending on you book with.
It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Ballarat to Jindabyne. We recommend that you take the bus to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St then Canberra and then to Jindabyne. instead which will take 11h 60m.
The closest major airport to Jindabyne is Merimbula Airport (MIM) (MIM) which is approximately 127km (79 miles) from Jindabyne. Canberra International Airport (CBR) (CBR) and Moruya Airport (MYA) (MYA) 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 Jindabyne. The distance is around 664km (413 miles) by road and it will take around 7h 35m in normal traffic conditons.
If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballarat to Jindabyne is to take the bus which takes, on average, 11h 60m and will usually cost around A$155 ($105).
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Train and Bus + 2 similar
|twice a week||795km (494 miles)|
|Train to Southern Cross, bus||12h 25m|
|4 times a week||954km (593 miles)|
|Train to Southern Cross, bus||13h 60m|
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The following major airports near Jindabyne offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.