How to Reach Geelong - The Easiest Way to Reach Geelong


  • By Air: Avalon Airport is the nearest airport with Jetstar operating domestic flights to Geelong from Sydney and Brisbane. Alternatively one can fly to Melbourne via several international flights and make the one our journey to Geelong by road or rail from there.
  • By Rail: The V/Line operates frequent trains to Geelong daily from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne. The journey takes approximately 1 hour.
  • By Road: One can easily hire a car or take a bus to Geelong from Melbourne (70km). Bus lines are also available from Queenscliff (30 km) and other Bellarine Peninsula towns to Geelong.
  • By Ferry: It is possible to take a ferry from Sorrento to Queenscliff and then travel the rest of the distance of 30km from there on to Geelong by coach.


  • By Car: Car hire is available at Geelong and metered parking spaces are situated all over the city.
  • By Bicycle: Future Rentals is the only bike rental service in Geelong. Bikes are available at the waterfront during the afternoon on weekends and public holidays.

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Modes of Transportation in Geelong

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Geelong. The most preferred mode of transport in Geelong is Bus/Trolleybus.

Average distance: 3 km Average time: 20 min

  • Bus/Trolleybus 100%
    Bus 10 min Waiting 5 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 3 kms 20 min

How to Reach Geelong from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Belmont to Geelong 3.17 km 3 mins
Point cook to Geelong 48.53 km 48 mins
Melbourne airport to Geelong 68.72 km 1 hour 8 mins
Kensington to Geelong 71.12 km 1 hour 11 mins
Docklands to Geelong 71.58 km 1 hour 11 mins
Melbourne to Geelong 73.45 km 1 hour 13 mins
Brunswick west to Geelong 73.57 km 1 hour 13 mins
Balaclava to Geelong 74.89 km 1 hour 14 mins
Carlton north to Geelong 75.54 km 1 hour 15 mins
Fitzroy to Geelong 75.58 km 1 hour 15 mins
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