How to get to Camperdown

Camperdown is 200 kilometres from Melbourne CBD 
You can reach Camperdown by car via the Hamilton Highway or Princess Highway or by train

By Car

Camperdown is 200 kilometers away from Melbourne CBD and will take approximately 2hr 20mins 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 (192 km): 

  • Travel from Melbourne city onto the Westgate Freeway M1
  • Take the Hamilton Highway/B140 Exit towards Hamilton/Newton
  • Turn Left onto Foxhow Road/C164 towards Camperdown
  • Arrive Camperdown

Step by step directions via the Princess Highway/A1 (198 km): 

  • Travel from Melbourne city onto the Westgate Freeway M1
  • Continue onto the Princess Highway A1
  • Arrive Camperdown

By Train

Train services operated by V/Line are available from Melbourne to Camperdown on the Warrnambool Line, stopping along the way in major towns like Geelong and Colac.

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