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There are 4 ways to get from Ballarat to Watergardens Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Ballarat to Sunshine Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...

$10 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus, line 460 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballarat to Caroline Springs Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the line 460 bus from Caroline Springs Station/Christies Rd to Watergardens Station/Watergardens Circuit Rd 460

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ballarat to Watergardens Station 57.3 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Ballarat to Watergardens Station 57.3 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Ballarat to Watergardens Station is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ballarat to Watergardens Station is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballarat to Watergardens Station station. However, there are services departing from Ballarat and arriving at Watergardens Station/Watergardens Circuit Rd via Caroline Springs Station/Christies Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ballarat to Watergardens Station. However, there are services departing from Ballarat and arriving at Watergardens via Sunshine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Ballarat and Watergardens Station is 83 km. The road distance is 91.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ballarat to Watergardens Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs $13 - $17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Ballarat to Watergardens Station, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ballarat to Watergardens Station is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs $13 - $17. Alternatively, you can bus and line 460 bus, which costs $13 - $17 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Ballarat to Watergardens Station.
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  • Distance: 51.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Ballarat, VIC, Australia and Watergardens Station, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a train from Ballarat to Watergardens Station hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ballarat to Watergardens Station via Caroline Springs and Caroline Springs Station/Christies Rd in around 1 h 44 min.

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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Ballarat to Sunshine
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 Caroline Springs
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Caroline Springs Station/Christies Rd to Watergardens Station/Watergardens Circuit Rd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Ballarat to Watergardens Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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Ballarat to Watergardens Station bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Watergardens Station/Watergardens Circuit Rd.

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Ballarat to Watergardens Station train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Sunshine station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballarat to Watergardens Station is 92 km. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Ballarat to Watergardens Station.

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There are 1529+ hotels available in Watergardens Station. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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