How to get to Darlington

Darlington is 198 kilometres from Melbourne CBD
You can reach Darlington by car or Train & Bus

By Car

Darlington is 198 kilometers away from Melbourne CBD and will take approximately 2hr 20mins to drive. 

Step by step directions: 

  • Travel from Melbourne city onto the Westgate Freeway M1
  • Take the Hamilton Highway/B140 Exit towards Hamilton/Newton
  • Arrive Darlington

By Bus & Train

Bus & Train via Ballarat

Train services operated by V/Line are available from Melbourne to Ballarat where you can take the V/Line Bus service to Darlington (Monday, Wednesday & Friday only).

Catch a morning train to Ballarat (no later than the 11.16am service) and then take the 1.15pm bus service to Darlington, arriving at 3.22pm.

The Melbourne to Ballarat train line departs from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne's CBD.

Train times vary and are not available 24/7.

Click here to plan your journey.

For train & bus stops and timetables, please visit

Website: ptv.vic.gov.au
Phone:   1800 800 007

 

Bus & Train via Warrnambool

Train services operated by V/Line are available from Melbourne to Warrnambool where you can take the V/Line Bus service to Darlington (Monday, Wednesday & Friday only).

The bus to Darlington departs at 6.40am. This service requires an overnight stay in Warrnambool.

The Melbourne to Warrnambool train line departs from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne's CBD.

Train times vary and are not available 24/7.

Click here to plan your journey.

For train & bus stops and timetables, please visit

Website: ptv.vic.gov.au
Phone:   1800 800 007