How to get to Anglesea?


Easiest Way to Anglesea: V-line Bus Services

How to get to Anglesea, Victoria

Although Anglesea seemed to be a secluded area, getting there is no hassle at all. Its landmark, the famous Great Ocean Road cannot be missed. Coaches and rail transportation are available, as well as buses. There are also several air carriers available for your convenience if traveling from afar. These airports do not only accommodate commercial flights but also private.

To prepare for your trip , here are some transportation information regarding Anglesea that will come in handy anytime:

By Car:

The nearest city to Anglesea is Melbourne. If you are coming from there, like most of the visitors during the holidays, Anglesea is one hundred-thirteen kilometers away. It will take approximately an hour and thirty minutes to drive. The step by step directions below should take you there:

  • Head West on Bourke Street toward Elizabeth Street
  • Turn left to Queen Street
  • Turn right onto Finders Street
  • Turn left onto Queensbridge Street
  • Turn left onto Power Street
  • Turn right to merge onto West Gate Freeway
  • Continue onto Princes Freeway
  • Continue onto Geelong Ring Road
  • Take the exit toward A1/A10/Colac/Grovedale
  • Turn right onto Colac Road
  • Slight left onto Anglesea Rad
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Great Ocean road
  • Since 2009 a Freeway Extension was built that bypassed Geelong and making your trip to Anglesea shorter.

By Train:

A train operated by V/Line is available from Melbourne to Geelong or Warrnambool, which are the nearest railway stations to Anglesea. The railway ride should take approximately thirty six minutes. Rail way service is also available going to and coming from surrounding towns or villages- like Colac, Newport, and Winchelsea among others- in varying times but are not available twenty-four hours. Coaches will replace trains on the evening Geelong service, depending on availability.

By Bus:

V/Line services provided by McHarry's Bus Lines are also available going to and coming from surrounding villages and towns of Anglesea in varying times but are also not available twenty-four hours.

For train, bus and coach information contact the operator through the following:

Phone: 61 +3 9619 2727 or +61 3 5223 2111

By Plane:

The Avalon Airport

In Geelong, is the nearest airport to Anglesea at fifty six kilometer. It has several destinations within Australia through Jetstar, Sharp Airlines and Tiger Airways for scheduled passenger services but it does not accommodate International flights since it only has one runway and was designed to cater for jet aircraft. The Avalon airport is also used for heavy maintenance facility by Qantas which is Jetstar's parent company.

Phone: +61 3 5227 9100
Toll Free: 1800 AVALON (1800 282 566)

Melbourne Airport

Also known as Tullamarine Airport, is one hundred-twenty two kilometers away from Anglesea. It is the second busiest airport in Australia. The Melbourne Airport is the nearest Airport to Anglesea that has both local and International flights. Jetstar, Qantas, Strategic Airlines and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that the airport accommodates for International flights. They have several local destinations that are provided by carriers such as Rex, Jetstar, Qantas, Sywest Airlines, Tiger Airways and Virgin Australia.

Phone: +61 3 9297 1600


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