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There are 4 ways to get from Ballarat to Portland by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Hamilton Station/Station St  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St Mt Gambier - Melbourne Via Hamilton & Ballarat
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton Station/Station St to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St Portland - Hamilton Via Heywood

$14 - $19

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballarat Base Hospital/Sturt St to Warrnambool Warrnambool - Ballarat Via Skipton
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St Melbourne - Mount Gambier Via Geelong & Warrnambool

$20 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Ballarat to Portland 164.4 miles

$23 - $35

Bus, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballarat Base Hospital/Sturt St to Warrnambool
  2. Fly from Warrnambool (WMB) to Portland (PTJ) WMB - PTJ

$75 - $261

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The cheapest way to get from Ballarat to Portland is to bus which costs $19 - $27 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Portland is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballarat to Portland. However, there are services departing from Ballarat and arriving at Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St via Hamilton Station/Station St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Ballarat and Portland is 215 km. The road distance is 263 km.

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The best way to get from Ballarat to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs $19 - $27.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Ballarat to Portland, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Warrnambool Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 20 min.

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Ballarat to Portland bus services, operated by PTV Regional Transit, arrive at Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballarat to Portland is 263 km. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from Ballarat to Portland.

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  • Distance: 134.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Ballarat to Portland via Hamilton Station/Station St in around 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Warrnambool to Portland
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $190
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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat Base Hospital/Sturt St to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Hamilton Station/Station St to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Sharp Aviation offers flights from Warrnambool Airport to Portland Airport.

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