MAM2020 will have bus transfer services to get you from Melbourne Airport or WEHI on Sunday 23 Feb and return on Thursday 27. You must reserve and purchase a seat on the bus during the registration process.
Lorne is 146km from Melbourne CBD and will take approximately 2 hrs 5 mins to drive. In 2009 a Freeway Extension (M1) was built that bypasses Geelong, making access to the Great Ocean Road much quicker. If you are travelling with family and would like to hire a car, there are car hire stations available at the Melbourne Airport. For more information, click here.
The step by step directions below should take you there:
- Travel from Melbourne city onto the Westgate Freeway
- Continue onto Princes Freeway
- Continue onto Geelong Ring Road
- Follow the signs for Lorne
You can choose to head to the coast or explore the hinterland by continuing on the Princes Highway (A1) or explore the quieter country roads.
Vline operate regular train services from Melbourne to Geelong. From Geelong Station there are several daily bus services to Lorne.
V/Line Bus Service
Phone: 1800 800 007
Vline tickets can also be purchased from the Lorne Visitor Information Centre – 03 5289 1152
Gull Airport Service
Phone: +61 3 5222 4966