There are 4 ways to get from Ballarat to Horsham by bus, train or car

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Bus V-Line  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballarat to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave Nhill - Melbourne Via Ararat & Ballarat

$12 - $18

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Bus PTV Regional Transit  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballarat Base Hospital/Sturt St to Stawell Ballarat - Stawell Via Beaufort & Ararat
  2. Take the bus from Stawell to Ward St/Pynsent St Stawell - Horsham Via Western Hwy

$3 - $4

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Train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Ballarat to Ararat Ararat - Melbourne Via Ballarat
  2. Take the train from Ararat to Horsham Melbourne - Nhill Via North Shore & Ararat / ...

$13 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Ballarat to Horsham 117.7 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Ballarat to Horsham is to bus which costs $4 - $6 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Horsham is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ballarat and arriving at Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ballarat to Horsham. However, there are services departing from Ballarat and arriving at Horsham via Ararat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Ballarat and Horsham is 174 km. The road distance is 188.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ballarat to Horsham without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $17 - $24.

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The bus from Ballarat to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave takes 2 h 35 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Ballarat to Horsham bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Ballarat station.

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Ballarat to Horsham train services, operated by V-Line, depart from Ballarat station.

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The best way to get from Ballarat to Horsham is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $17 - $24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $18 - $95 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Ballarat to Horsham.
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  • Distance: 109 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Ballarat, VIC, Australia and Horsham, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a bus from Ballarat to Horsham 6 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ballarat to Horsham via Ararat in around 3 h 11 min.

Train 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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Ballarat to Ararat
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Ararat to Horsham
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Ararat to Horsham
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$41 - $44
Red Service
$23 - $26
Red Premium
$33 - $36
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 Ballarat to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat Base Hospital/Sturt St to Stawell
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Stawell to Ward St/Pynsent St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Ballarat to Horsham bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave station.

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Ballarat to Horsham train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Horsham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballarat to Horsham is 188 km. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Ballarat to Horsham.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Horsham. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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