How to travel from Batemans Bay to Ballarat, Australia

The distance between Batemans Bay and Ballarat is around 765km (475 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the train which takes around 4h 50m.

9 routes found

We've found 9 different ways to get from Batemans Bay to Ballarat by bus, plane, 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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Plane and Train

Fly from Moruya (MYA) to Melbourne (MEL) then take the train to Ballarat.

  • Duration4h 50m
  • Flight time2h 35m
  • Typical cost
    A$300($200)
Operated by

Multiple operators

3 similiar routes

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Bus

Take the bus to Jolimont Centre then Melbourne and then to Ballarat.

  • Duration11h 55m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$170($115)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Jolimont Centre and then to Junee Station Coach Stop then take the train to Southern Cross and then to Ballarat.

  • Duration11h 50m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$130($89)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

We’ve grouped similar routes together, click the arrows to see the other options.

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Drive

Drive to Ballarat.

  • Duration9h 30m
  • Distance888km (552 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Batemans Bay and Ballarat

There are several options for getting from Batemans Bay to Ballarat by bus, plane, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take the train which costs around A$130 ($86) and will take around 12h 50m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the train and arrive in approximately 4h 50m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$300 ($200).

The distance between Batemans Bay and Ballarat is around 765km (475 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 600km (373 miles)

It takes around 6hrs to get from Batemans Bay and Ballarat by bus, plane and train. If you are travelling by car it will take around 9h 30m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Batemans Bay to Ballarat is to fly and then take the train which takes around 4h 50m and will set you back approx A$300 ($200).

The cheapest way to travel between Batemans Bay and Ballarat, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then take the train which will typically cost around A$130 ($86) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Batemans Bay and Ballarat. We recommend that you fly from Moruya (MYA) to Melbourne (MEL) then take the train to Ballarat. instead which will take 4h 50m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Batemans Bay and Ballarat. It typically takes around 11h 55m and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Batemans Bay to Ballarat. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Jolimont Centre and Melbourne. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 11h 55m.

Murrays Coaches, Greyhound Australia, V-Line and Firefly Express run regular bus services between Batemans Bay and Ballarat. Buses run once daily and take around 11h 55m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Batemans Bay to Ballarat. We recommend that you take the bus to Jolimont Centre then fly from Canberra (CBR) to Melbourne (MEL) then take the train to Ballarat. instead which will take 6hrs.

The closest major airport to Ballarat is Avalon Airport (AVV) (AVV) which is approximately 75km (46 miles) from Ballarat. 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.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Batemans Bay and Ballarat. The distance is around 888km (552 miles) by road and it will take around 9h 30m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Batemans Bay to Ballarat is to take the bus, then fly and then take the train which takes, on average, 6hrs and will usually cost around A$180 ($120).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Batemans Bay and Ballarat

Transport options from Batemans Bay to Ballarat
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Train + 3 similar
4h 50m
A$300($200)
hourly1,107km (688 miles)
Bus, Plane and Train6hrs
A$180($120)
once daily765km (475 miles)
Bus to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St, plane and train6h 15m
A$285($190)
twice daily792km (492 miles)
Bus, Train and Plane8h 15m
A$240($160)
twice daily1,109km (689 miles)
Bus
11h 55m
A$170($115)
once daily926km (575 miles)
Bus and Train + 2 similar
11h 50m
A$130($89)
once daily946km (588 miles)
Bus to Bairnsdale Station, train12h 50m
A$130($86)
3 times a week874km (543 miles)
Bus to Jolimont Centre, train12h 55m
A$145($100)
4 times a week939km (583 miles)
Drive
9h 30m
A$120($80)
on demand888km (552 miles)

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Airlines

Airports near Ballarat

The following major airports near Ballarat offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

AVV
Avalon Airport (AVV)
International Airport
Distance
75km (46 miles) from Ballarat
MEL
Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)
International Airport
Distance
87km (54 miles) from Ballarat
KNS
King Island Airport (KNS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
258km (160 miles) from Ballarat