Getting around Geelong

Fly in, get the bus or train, drive, taxi, ferry, ride or walk.

Ride

Bicycle riding for transport continues to grow in the Geelong region and commuter cycling infrastructure is expanding.  Google bicycle map shows much of Greater Geelong's network of bike lanes.


Public transport

Geelong has an extensive Bus and Train Network.

Public Transport Victoria (PTV) provides information on all services including routes, timetables and a journey planner.

If you will be using public transport you will need to use Myki.


Buses

Geelong has a comprehensive bus network, allowing you to get around town and surrounding areas.

V/Line run regional bus services direct to Ballarat and Bendigo.


Trains

There are 9 stations within the City of Greater Geelong.

Services between Geelong and Melbourne run every 10 minutes weekday peak times. Visit the V/line website for timetables, route maps and tickets.


Ferry services

Ferry arriving in Queenscliff
  • Searoad Ferries operate between Queenscliff and Sorrento 12 times a day providing both passenger and vehicle access to the Mornington Penninsula.
  • Port Phillip Ferries offer passenger services to Melbourne (Docklands) from both Geelong and Portarlington.

Airport access

Jetstar check-in at Avalon Airport

Geelong has easy access to both of Victoria's international airports;  Avalon Airport (25 kilometres from central Geelong) and Melbourne Airport - Tullamarine (85 kilometres from Geelong).


Avalon

  • Sykbus run regular daily services between Avalon Airport and Geelong, 
  • good value airport parking is also available.

Melbourne Airport

  • Gull Airport Service provides up to 198 scheduled shuttle services between Geelong and Melbourne Airport weekly.
  • Skybus runs between Southern Cross Station (Melbourne) and Melbourne Airport.
  • onsite short and long term parking options are available.

Barwon Heads and Lethbridge airports catering for light planes are also close by.


Major highways

Geelong Ring Road

Geelong has quick access to Victoria’s main highways, providing access to each pocket of the state as well as other Australian major cities such as Adelaide and Sydney.

The Princes Highway connects Geelong to Melbourne, the Hume will take you to Sydney and the Western Highway will connect you to Adelaide.


Roads safety

International road users can learn more about safe driving on our roads.





Page last updated: Wednesday, 26 February 2020

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