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GETTING THERE

Geelong is located 75 kilometres south-west of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. Geelong, Victoria’s second largest city is an easy 60 minute drive from Melbourne situated on the shores of Port Phillip Bay and the gateway to the picturesque Bellarine Peninsula and the famous Great Ocean Road.

FROM MELBOURNE

By Car

Follow the M1 Highway direct from Melbourne to Geelong that is an easy 60 minute drive from the centre of Melbourne. For further details on this driving route use the interactive map to the right.

By Public Transport

Public Transport Victoria (PTV) offers regular trains from Southern Cross Station in central Melbourne to Geelong. Trip lengths vary slightly, but on average take one-hour.

AVALON AIRPORT

By Car

Exit Avalon Airport directly on the M1 Highway towards Geelong. The journey will take approximately 30 minutes. For further details on this driving route, use the interactive map to the right.

By Public Transport

SkyBus operate regular daily services between Avalon Airport and Geelong. Trips take approximately 30 to 40 minutes. For more information on this service, click here.

SkyBus has also partnered with local company Geelong Taxi Network to provide a pickup and dropoff service throughout Geelong, the Bellarine and Surf Coast.

For more information on Avalon Airport, click here.

Tullamarine Airport

By Car

Follow the M2 Highway out from the airport and exit on the Western Ring Road/M80 before joining the M1 Highway to Geelong. The journey will take a similar time as from the city center to Geelong, around one-hour subject to traffic conditions and time of day. For further details on this driving route, use the interactive map to the left.

By Public Transport

Catch the SkyBus from outside Terminal 2 to Southern Cross Station. Skybus shuttles leave every 10minutes and take approximately 20 minutes depending on traffic. For more information on the SkyBus service, click here.

From Southern Cross Station, PTV offers regular trains to Geelong. Trip lengths vary slightly, but on average take one-hour.

Please check the PTV website regularly for the latest train travel information. You can also download the PTV App.

Gull Airport Service

Gull Airport Service provides a shuttle service between Tullamarine Airport and Geelong.  Shuttles departure times vary but leave every 60-90 minutes on weekends and weekdays.  Services depart from outside the international terminal at Tullamarine.

For more specific information on the Gull Airport Service, click here.

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