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There are 3 ways to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St Melbourne - Mount Beauty Via Bright / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Alpine Hotel/Anderson St to Mount Hotham

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Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St Melbourne - Mount Beauty Via Bright / ...
  2. Take the bus from Alpine Hotel/Anderson St to Transit Lounge/Great Alpine Rd Bright - Omeo Via Hotham Heights

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Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham 131.1 km

Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham by bus

The bus journey time between Wangaratta (Station) and Mount Hotham is around 4h 27m and covers a distance of around 149 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 7m. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 27m. Operated by V-Line and PTV Regional Transit, the Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham bus service departs from Wangaratta and arrives in Transit Lounge/Great Alpine Rd. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
2h 20m
Layover time:
2h 7m
Total time:
4h 27m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
4h 27m
Bus distance:
149 km
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$12
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
10:03
Last bus departs at:
10:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham is to bus which costs $4 - $17 and takes 3h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham is to drive. Taking this option will cost $15 - $23 and takes 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham. However, there are services departing from Wangaratta and arriving at Transit Lounge/Great Alpine Rd via Alpine Hotel/Anderson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Wangaratta (Station) and Mount Hotham is 100 km. The road distance is 131.1 km.

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The best way to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2h 22m and costs $140 - $190.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham, including transfers.

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Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Wangaratta station.

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Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham bus services, operated by PTV Regional Transit, arrive at Transit Lounge/Great Alpine Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham is 131 km. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham.

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Map of how to get from Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham.
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  • Distance: 99.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 22m

What companies run services between Wangaratta (Station), VIC, Australia and Mount Hotham, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Wangaratta (Station) to Mount Hotham via Alpine Hotel/Anderson St in around 3h 45m.

Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$10 - $14
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Bus from Alpine Hotel/Anderson St to Transit Lounge/Great Alpine Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Other operators
Taxi from Alpine Hotel/Anderson St to Mount Hotham
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Bright Taxi
Phone
+610423 015 152

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