There are 4 ways to get from Geelong to Bordertown by train, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from North Shore to Bordertown Overland

$55 - $65

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Bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Ballarat
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Information Centre/Western Hwy
  3. Take the bus from Information Centre/Western Hwy to Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce

$28 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Geelong to Bordertown 268.9 miles

$35 - $60

Shuttle, fly, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) MEL - MGB
  3. Take the bus from Mount Gambier to Bordertown

$184 - $363

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Geelong station to Bordertown. However, there are services departing from Geelong Station/Railway Tce and arriving at Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce via Ballarat and Information Centre/Western Hwy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geelong to Bordertown. However, there are services departing from Geelong and arriving at Bordertown via North Shore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Geelong and Bordertown is 378 km. The road distance is 430.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geelong to Bordertown without a car is to train which takes 6 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Geelong to Bordertown, including transfers.

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Geelong to Bordertown bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Geelong Station/Railway Tce.

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Geelong to Bordertown train services, operated by PTV Overland, depart from North Shore station.

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The best way to get from Geelong to Bordertown is to train which takes 6 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 52 min.

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

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Geelong to Bordertown bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce station.

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Map of how to get from Geelong to Bordertown.
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  • Distance: 236 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Geelong, VIC, Australia and Bordertown, SA, Australia?

PTV Overland operates a train from Geelong to Bordertown twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geelong to Bordertown via Ballarat and Information Centre/Western Hwy in around 7 h 52 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
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from North Shore to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$57
Rail Saver
$61 - $66
Red Service
$60 - $64
Red Premium
$80 - $90
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 Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Information Centre/Western Hwy
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Information Centre/Western Hwy to Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Shuttle from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Premier Stateliner
Phone
1300 851 345
Email
reservations@premierstateliner.com.au
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Mount Gambier to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au

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Bordertown is 30 min behind Geelong. It is currently 1:27 AM in Geelong and 12:57 AM in Bordertown.

Geelong to Bordertown train services, operated by PTV Overland, arrive at Bordertown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geelong to Bordertown is 430 km. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Geelong to Bordertown.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Mount Gambier Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Bordertown. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geelong to Melbourne Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 7 min and costs .

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