There are 6 ways to get from Geelong to Hamilton by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Ballarat Melbourne - Adelaide Via Geelong, Ballarat & Horsham / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St Mt Gambier - Melbourne Via Hamilton & Ballarat

$17 - $24

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Train, bus via Warrnambool  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Warrnambool Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Colac & Geelong
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Hamilton Station/Station St Melbourne - Casterton Via Warrnambool & Hamilton / ...

$19 - $27

Train, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Deer Park
  2. Take the train from Deer Park to Ballarat
  3. Take the bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St

$21 - $31

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Geelong to Hamilton 145.8 miles

$20 - $30

Shuttle to Melbourne, fly to Mount Gambier, bus  •  6 h 6 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 Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Hamilton Station/Station St

$162 - $330

Train to Melbourne Essendon Apt, fly to Warrnambool, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross
  2. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB
  3. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Hamilton Station/Station St

$60 - $258

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No, there is no direct bus from Geelong station to Hamilton station. However, there are services departing from Geelong Station/Railway Tce and arriving at Hamilton Station/Station St via Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Geelong and Hamilton is 210 km. The road distance is 233.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geelong to Hamilton without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Geelong to Hamilton, including transfers.

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

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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 Hamilton bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Hamilton Station/Station St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geelong to Hamilton is 233 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Geelong to Hamilton.

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

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There are 15+ hotels available in Hamilton. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Geelong to Hamilton.
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  • Distance: 131.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Geelong, VIC, Australia and Hamilton, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Geelong to Hamilton via Ballarat in around 4 h 50 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 Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $210
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 Geelong to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Geelong to Deer Park
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Deer Park to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Geelong to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 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 Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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

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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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