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Duration 5h 12m
Distance 186 km
Average price $50
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Great Western

The nearest airport to Great Western is Melbourne (MEL). V-Line operates a train from Southern Cross to Ararat 5 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 28m. PTV Overland also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mount Gambier (MGB) to Great Western via Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East, Hamilton Station/Station St, and Ararat in around 6h 18m.

Recommended airport

Melbourne (MEL)

  1. Southern Cross
  2. Great Western
5h 12m
$45 - $111
Other nearby airports

Avalon (AVV)

  1. Footscray
  2. Great Western
5h 40m
$49 - $61

Mount Gambier (MGB)

  1. Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
  2. Hamilton Station/Station St
  3. Great Western
6h 18m
$50 - $68

Mildura (MQL)

  1. Mildura Central SC/Fifteenth St
  2. Ouyen Community Park/Oke St
  3. Great Western
8h 2m
$34 - $53

Bendigo (BXG)

  1. Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
  2. Ballarat
  3. Great Western
5h 29m
Cheapest
$18 - $37

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Great Western is Bendigo (BXG) Airport which is 138.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Avalon (AVV) (173.1 km), Melbourne (MEL) (185.8 km) and Mount Gambier (MGB) (193.9 km).

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It takes 5h 12m to get from Ararat to Melbourne (MEL) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Melbourne (MEL) Airport, which is 174.6 km away from Ararat. The train from Melbourne (MEL) to Ararat takes 5h 12m.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Great Western. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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