There are 3 ways to get from Ballarat to Lorne by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballarat to Geelong Station/Railway Tce Melbourne - Adelaide Via Geelong, Ballarat & Horsham / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Hotel/Great Ocean Rd 101 / ...

$7 - $15

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Ballarat to Sunshine
  2. Take the train from Sunshine to Geelong
  3. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Visitor Centre/Great Ocean Rd 101

$12 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ballarat to Lorne 91.7 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Ballarat to Lorne is to bus which costs $9 - $21 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Lorne is to drive which takes 1 h 56 min and costs $17 - $26.

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The distance between Ballarat and Lorne is 109 km. The road distance is 147 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Ballarat to Lorne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballarat to Lorne. However, there are services departing from Ballarat and arriving at Lorne Hotel/Great Ocean Rd via Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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

You can take a bus from Ballarat to Lorne via Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 3 h 57 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Ballarat to Sunshine
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Sunshine to Geelong
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ballarat to Geelong Station/Railway Tce
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Hotel/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Visitor Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Hotel/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Visitor Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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