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There are 3 ways to get from Apollo Bay to Halls Gap by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd to Warrnambool Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Apollo Bay
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool Station/Merri St to Halls Gap Information Centre/Grampians Rd Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Ararat & Hamilton

$24 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd to Geelong Station/Railway Tce 101
  2. Take the train from North Shore to Ararat
  3. Take the bus from Ararat to Halls Gap Information Centre/Grampians Rd

$17 - $76

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Apollo Bay to Halls Gap 178.3 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Apollo Bay to Halls Gap is to bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 7h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Apollo Bay to Halls Gap is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Apollo Bay to Halls Gap. However, there are services departing from Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd and arriving at Halls Gap Information Centre/Grampians Rd via Warrnambool Station/Merri St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 31m.

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The distance between Apollo Bay and Halls Gap is 206 km. The road distance is 285.2 km.

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The best way to get from Apollo Bay to Halls Gap without a car is to bus which takes 7h 31m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 7h 31m to get from Apollo Bay to Halls Gap, including transfers.

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Apollo Bay to Halls Gap bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd station.

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Apollo Bay to Halls Gap bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Halls Gap Information Centre/Grampians Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Apollo Bay to Halls Gap is 285 km. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Apollo Bay to Halls Gap.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Halls Gap. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Apollo Bay to Halls Gap.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 128.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 31m

What companies run services between Apollo Bay, VIC, Australia and Halls Gap, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Apollo Bay to Halls Gap via Warrnambool Station/Merri St in around 7h 31m.

Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from North Shore to Ararat
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Ready Rail
$57
Rail Saver
$43 - $47
Red Service
$29 - $32
Red Premium
$41 - $45
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from North Shore to Ararat
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Warrnambool Station/Merri St to Halls Gap Information Centre/Grampians Rd
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd to Geelong Station/Railway Tce
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Ararat to Halls Gap Information Centre/Grampians Rd
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd to Geelong Station/Railway Tce
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria

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