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

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Recommended option

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 - $20

3 alternative options

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 Mount Gambier - Melbourne Via Warrnambool & Geelong

$20 - $29

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

$77 - $265

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
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
$12 - $17
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
$13 - $19
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 - $11
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ballarat to Portland?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Ballarat to Portland?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Ballarat to Portland?

The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Portland is to drive which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $30 - $45.

Is there a direct bus between Ballarat and Portland?

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.

How long does it take to get from Ballarat to Portland?

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