The distance between Ballarat and Pokolbin is around 1,097km (682 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 11h 35m.
We've found 3 different ways to get from Ballarat to Pokolbin by train, 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 train to Southern Cross then Central Station and then to Awaba Station.
Multiple train operators
Take the bus to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St then Sydney and then to Maitland Station Station St.
Multiple bus operators
There are several options for getting from Ballarat to Pokolbin by train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$95 ($65) and will take around 16h 45m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 11h 35m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$210 ($140).
The distance between Ballarat and Pokolbin is around 1,097km (682 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 860km (534 miles)
It takes around 15h 45m to get from Ballarat and Pokolbin by train. If you are travelling by car it will take around 11h 35m to drive there.
The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Pokolbin is to drive which takes around 11h 35m and will set you back approx A$210 ($140).
The cheapest way to travel between Ballarat and Pokolbin, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$95 ($65) for a standard one-way ticket.
Yes there is a train service that runs between Ballarat and Pokolbin. It typically takes around 15h 45m and departs once daily.
There are no direct train services that runs from Ballarat to Pokolbin. However, you can instead can take several connecting trains with a changeover in Southern Cross, Central Station and Awaba Station. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 15h 45m.
V/Line, NSW TrainLink XPT and Transport for NSW run train services between Ballarat and Pokolbin. Trains depart once daily and will take around 15h 45m, 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 Pokolbin. It typically takes around 16h 45m and departs 3 times a week.
There are no direct bus services that runs from Ballarat to Pokolbin. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Sydney, Maitland Station Station St and St Philips Christian College Nulkaba. These services run 3 times a week and will take a minimum of 16h 45m.
V/Line, Firefly Express, CDC NSW Hunter Valley Buses and NSW TrainLink run regular bus services between Ballarat and Pokolbin. Buses run 3 times a week and take around 16h 45m on average but will vary depending on you book with.
It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Ballarat to Pokolbin. We recommend that you take the train to Southern Cross then Central Station and then to Awaba Station. instead which will take 15h 45m.
The closest major airport to Pokolbin is Newcastle Airport (NTL) (NTL) which is approximately 51km (32 miles) from Pokolbin. Sydney Airport (SYD) (SYD) and Tamworth Airport (TMW) (TMW) 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 Pokolbin. The distance is around 1,097km (682 miles) by road and it will take around 11h 35m in normal traffic conditons.
If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballarat to Pokolbin is to take the train which takes, on average, 15h 45m and will usually cost around A$235 ($160).
|once daily||1,232km (765 miles)|
|3 times a week||1,218km (757 miles)|
|on demand||1,097km (682 miles)|
The following major airports near Pokolbin offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.