There are 6 ways to get from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga by train, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Train  •  6 h 59 min

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

$37 - $140

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Bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballarat to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Fe31

$43 - $56

Train, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Ballarat to Southern Cross Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Fe31

$42 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga 337.2 miles

$45 - $70

Shuttle, fly to Wagga Wagga  •  5 h 7 min

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

$158 - $297

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

  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

$142 - $515

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga. However, there are services departing from Ballarat and arriving at Wagga Wagga via Melbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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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 6 h 59 min.

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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 6 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min 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 6 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 2 min.

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

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Ballarat to Wagga Wagga bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Wagga Wagga station.

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Map of how to get from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga.
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  • Distance: 259.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

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 6 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ballarat to Wagga Wagga via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Melbourne in around 8 h 2 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train 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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Ballarat to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
First
$45 - $60
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $100
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $23
First
$24 - $35
Sleeper
$85 - $100
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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ballarat to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Airport Shuttlebus
Phone
+613 5333 4181
Email
info@airportshuttlebus.com.au
Website
airportshuttlebus.com.au
Shuttle from Ballarat to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
airportshuttlebus.com.au
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airportshuttlebus.com.au

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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 5 h 47 min 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 $73 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ballarat to Melbourne Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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