The distance between Ballarat and Mildura is around 461km (286 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 5h 20m.
We've found 4 different ways to get from Ballarat to Mildura 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 Ouyen Community Park and then to Mildura Central SC/Fifteenth St.
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There are several options for getting from Ballarat to Mildura by bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$56 ($38) and will take around 6h 50m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 5h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$62 ($42).
The distance between Ballarat and Mildura is around 461km (286 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 406km (252 miles)
It takes around 6h 50m to get from Ballarat and Mildura by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 5h 20m to drive there.
The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Mildura is to drive which takes around 5h 20m and will set you back approx A$62 ($42).
The cheapest way to travel between Ballarat and Mildura, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$56 ($38) for a standard one-way ticket.
There is no train service that runs between Ballarat and Mildura. We recommend that you drive to Mildura. instead which will take 5h 20m.
Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Ballarat and Mildura. It typically takes around 6h 50m and departs twice a week.
Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Ballarat and Mildura with no changeovers required. The bus runs 6 times a week and takes 7h 15m.
V-Line and PTV Regional Transit run regular bus services between Ballarat and Mildura. Buses run twice a week and take around 6h 50m on average but will vary depending on you book with.
It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Ballarat to Mildura. We recommend that you take the bus to Ouyen Community Park and then to Mildura Central SC/Fifteenth St. instead which will take 6h 50m.
The closest major airport to Mildura is Mildura Airport (MQL) (MQL) which is approximately 9km (5 miles) from Mildura. Broken Hill Airport (BHQ) (BHQ) and Adelaide Airport (ADL) (ADL) 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 Mildura. The distance is around 461km (286 miles) by road and it will take around 5h 20m in normal traffic conditons.
If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballarat to Mildura is to take the bus which takes, on average, 6h 50m and will usually cost around A$56 ($38).
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|twice a week||489km (304 miles)|
|Bus to Mildura||7h 15m|
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Train and Bus
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|on demand||461km (286 miles)|
The following major airports near Mildura offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.