There are 5 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 Mount Gambier - Melbourne Via Warrnambool & Geelong

$20 - $28

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Ballarat to Portland 164.4 miles

$23 - $35

Bus to Warrnambool, fly to Portland  •  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

$76 - $263

Fly Melbourne to Mount Gambier, bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) MEL - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$163 - $338

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

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

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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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Sharp Aviation offers flights from Warrnambool Airport to Portland Airport.

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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
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
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 - $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
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
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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