There are 7 ways to get from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga by train, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Train  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Ballarat to Southern Cross Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga 622 / ...

$56 - $200

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Bus  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Ballarat to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
  2. Take the bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Murray River Council/Cobb Hwy
  3. Take the bus from Moama Coach Stop to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1 734

$26 - $46

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Bus, train  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Ballarat to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Albury station
  3. Take the train from Albury to Wagga Wagga 622 / ...

$140 - $267

Drive  •  5h 48m

  1. Drive from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga 539.5 km

$70 - $110

Shuttle, fly to Wagga Wagga  •  5h 7m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ballarat to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Wagga Wagga (WGA) MEL - WGA

$229 - $462

Shuttle, fly to Albury, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ballarat to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  3. Take the train from Albury to Wagga Wagga

$202 - $775

Shuttle, fly to Canberra, bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ballarat to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1

$137 - $472

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The cheapest way to get from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga is to bus which costs $26 - $50 and takes 9h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga is to shuttle and fly which costs $220 - $470 and takes 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga station. However, there are services departing from Ballarat and arriving at Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1 via Bendigo Station/Railway Pl and Moama Coach Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga. However, there are services departing from Ballarat and arriving at Wagga Wagga via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 2m.

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The distance between Ballarat and Wagga Wagga is 415 km. The road distance is 539.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga without a car is to train which takes 7h 2m and costs $55 - $200.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga is to train which takes 7h 2m and costs $55 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $50 and takes 9h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga.
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  • Distance: 414.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between Ballarat, VIC, Australia and Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga via Southern Cross in around 7h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga via Bendigo Station/Railway Pl and Moama Coach Stop in around 9h 48m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Ballarat to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$15 - $21
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $180
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XPT bookings
Economy
$40 - $60
First
$60 - $80
Sleeper
$160 - $180
Train from Albury to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $140
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XPT bookings
Economy
$22 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Ballarat to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Albury station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ballarat to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$13 - $18
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Murray River Council/Cobb Hwy
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$10 - $14
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Moama Coach Stop to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Airport Shuttlebus
Phone
+613 5333 4181
Email
info@airportshuttlebus.com.au
Website
airportshuttlebus.com.au
Shuttle from Ballarat to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
airportshuttlebus.com.au
Book at
airportshuttlebus.com.au

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Ballarat to Wagga Wagga bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1.

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Ballarat to Wagga Wagga train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Wagga Wagga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballarat to Wagga Wagga is 540 km. It takes approximately 5h 48m to drive from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Wagga Wagga. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Ballarat to Melbourne Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 30m and costs $35 - $70.

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