TRAVELLING BY CAR

The Grampians region is well serviced by major highways, whether travelling from Melbourne, Adelaide or the Great Ocean Road.

  • Melbourne to Ararat – 2 hours
  • Melbourne to Halls Gap – 3 hours
  • Melbourne to Hamilton, via Dunkeld – 3.5 hours
  • Melbourne to Horsham – 3.5 hours
  • Adelaide to Horsham - 4.5 hours 
  • 12 Apostles to Dunkeld - 2 hours
Adelaide to: 
Ararat - 5.5 hours
Avoca - 6 hours
Beaufort - 6 hours
Dunkeld    520 - 5hrs 45mins
Halls Gap - 5.5 hours
Hamilton - 5hrs 30mins
Horsham - 4.5 hours

TRAVELLING BY TRAIN/BUS

There are also many public transport options operated by V/Line, including rail service to Ararat. Horsham and Stawell are stops for the Overland train service connecting Melbourne and Adelaide. Coach and tour operators also offer transport from Melbourne, while local tour operators can connect you to the region’s attractions.