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By Train

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With departures every hour between 6am and 10.30pm from Southern Cross Station, Castlemaine is only 90 minutes travel time from Melbourne by train. V/Line's modern and comfortable trains are a perfect way to sit back, relax and enjoy the journey.

With the Castlemaine Station centrally located within town, taking the train makes for a great day trip. For those wanting to stay longer, many accommodation providers are also happy to pick up and drop off guests from the station.

For V/Line train and coach timetables, fares and travel information please visit www.vline.com.au or phone 136 196 to book.

Once here, why not explore further? The Victorian Goldfields Railway offers a historic link through to Maldon from the Castlemaine Station with a classic steam train journey.


Getting to our Region


Easily located in Central Victoria, the region is less than 90 minutes north west of Melbourne and conveniently accessed by road and rail.

Stunning villages and towns are located close by, making the region an ideal base from which to explore Central Victoria.

For town maps, please click on the 'By Car' tab.