How to get to Noorat

Noorat is 213 kilometres from Melbourne CBD
You can reach Noorat by car or by train

By Car

Noorat is 213 kilometers away from Melbourne CBD and will take approximately 2hr 30mins to drive. There are 2 options you can choose from; via the Hamilton Highway or Princess Highway:

Step by step directions via the Hamilton Highway/B140 (213 km): 

  • Travel from Melbourne city onto the Westgate Freeway M1
  • Take the Hamilton Highway/B140 Exit towards Hamilton/Newton
  • Turn left on to Foxhow Road/C164
  • Turn right on to Old Geelong Road
  • Turn left on to Darlington-Camperdown Road/C173
  • Turn right on to MacKinnons Bridge Road/C158
  • Arrive Noorat

Step by step directions via the Princess Highway/A1 (220 km) : 

  • Travel from Melbourne city onto the Westgate Freeway M1
  • Continue onto the Princess Highway A1
  • Turn right on to MacKinnons Bridge Road/C158
  • Arrive Noorat

By Bus & Train

Train via Terang:

Train services operated by V/Line are available from Melbourne to Terang on the Warrnambool Line, stopping along the way in major towns like Geelong and Colac. From Terang you can book a Taxi through Ride With Us.

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 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 Noorat.

The bus to Noorat departs on Firday at 7.25pm and on Sunday at 9.10pm and is the Casterton Service.

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