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There are 3 ways to get from Mansfield to Ballarat by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St Mansfield - Melbourne Via Yea
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...

$20 - $28

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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St Mansfield - Melbourne Via Yea
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Ballarat Fe80

$43 - $57

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Mansfield to Ballarat 190 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Mansfield to Ballarat is to bus and train which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Mansfield to Ballarat is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mansfield to Ballarat. However, there are services departing from MMBL Depot/High St and arriving at Ballarat via Melbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Mansfield and Ballarat is 206 km. The road distance is 304 km.

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The best way to get from Mansfield to Ballarat without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 24m and costs $27 - $40.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Mansfield to Ballarat, including transfers.

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Mansfield to Ballarat bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from MMBL Depot/High St station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mansfield to Ballarat is 304 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Mansfield to Ballarat.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Ballarat. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 128.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Mansfield, VIC, Australia and Ballarat, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Mansfield to Ballarat via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Melbourne in around 6h 5m.

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 Southern Cross to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
https://www.vline.com.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 MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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