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Public transport for White Night Ballarat: Saturday 21 September 2019

03 Sep 2019

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We're up 'til the lights go out in Ballarat!

Explore White Night Ballarat from 7pm Saturday 21 September to 2am Sunday 22 September 2019.

Just remember to top up your myki before the night.

Getting to and from Ballarat

Regional train (V/Line)

To Ballarat

Normal timetable services with additional capacity will operate from Southern Cross Station.

From Ballarat

The last normal timetable from Ballarat to Southern Cross Station will depart at 9:15pm.

An additional train departs Ballarat 10:14pm, Ballan 10:31pm, Bacchus Marsh 10:49pm, Melton 10:59pm, Rockbank 11:04pm, Caroline Springs 11:09pm, Deer Park 11:13pm Ardeer 11:15pm, Sunshine 11:19pm, Footscray 11:25pm and arrive Southern Cross 11:38pm.

An additional train departs Ballarat 11:40pm, Ballan 11:57pm, Bacchus Marsh 00:17am, Melton 00:25am, Rockbank 00:30am, Caroline Springs 00:35am, Deer Park 00:38am Ardeer 00:41am, Sunshine 00:45am, Footscray 00:51am and arrive Southern Cross Station 1:02am.

Additional coaches will depart every 45 minutes from midnight to 3:00am, see below for detail.

Plan your journey.

Regional coach (V/Line)

To Melbourne

Additional coaches to Melbourne run from midnight until 3am.

Services will depart at 00:00am, 00:45am, 1:30am, 2:15am and 3:00am.

One service will operate to Ballan and Bacchus Marsh then run express to Southern Cross Station. A second service will operate express to Melton, then stop as required all stations to Southern Cross Station. Return coaches will depart from the coach bay outside Ballarat Station.

Plan your journey.

Regional bus

Buses in Ballarat will run to their normal timetable until 8pm.

From 8pm to 3am, five special White Night routes will operate to and from Ballarat town centre.

These routes run to the bus hubs at Armstrong Street South, Curtis Street (drop off only) and Little Bridge Street (pick up only).

Please note: No buses will pick up or drop off from Ballarat Station.

See the White Night map or timetables below for route information.

White Night Route 1 to Alfredton

Buses will run from 8pm to 3am, every 30 minutes.

White Night Bus Route 1 to Alfredton timetable

White Night Bus Route 1 to Alfredton timetable

White Night Bus Route 1 to Alfredton timetable
Departure locations and times
Little Bridge Street Armstrong Street South Cuthberts Road/Dyson Drive
8.00pm 8.05pm 8.30pm
8.30pm 8.35pm 9.00pm
9.00pm 9.05pm 9.30pm
9.30pm 9.35pm 10.00pm
10.00pm 10.05pm 10.30pm
10.30pm 10.35pm 11.00pm
11.00pm 11.05pm 11.30pm
11.30pm 11.35pm 12.00am
12.00am 12.05am 12.30am
12.30am 12.35am 1.00am
1.00am 1.05am 1.30am
1.30am 1.35am 2.00am
2.00am 2.05am 2.30am
2.30am 2.35am 3.00am
2.55am 3.00am 3.30am

White Night Route 2 to Wendouree via Lydiard Street

Buses will run from 8pm to 3am, every 30 minutes.

White Night Bus Route 2 to Wendouree via Lydiard Street timetable

White Night Bus Route 2 to Wendouree via Lydiard Street timetable
Departure locations and times
Curtis Street Stockland Shopping Centre Gillies Street Armstrong Street South
8.00pm 8.05pm 8.40pm
8.30pm 8.35pm 9.10pm
9.00pm 9.05pm 9.40pm
9.30pm 9.35pm 10.10pm
10.00pm 10.05pm 10.40pm
10.30pm 10.35pm 11.10pm
11.00pm 11.05pm 11.40pm
11.30pm 11.35pm 12.10am
12.00am 12.05am 12.40am
12.30am 12.35am 1.10am
1.00am 1.05am 1.40am
1.30am 1.35am 2.10am
2.00am 2.05am 2.40am
2.30am 2.35am 3.10am
2.55am 3.00am 3.40am

White Night Route 3 to Canadian via Black Hill, Brown Hill

Buses will run from 8pm to 3am, every 60 minutes.

White Night Bus Route 3 to Canadian via Black Hill, Brown Hill timetable

White Night Bus Route 3 to Canadian via Black Hill, Brown Hill timetable
Departure locations and times
Little Bridge Street Armstrong Street South Humffray Street/Water Street
8.00pm 8.05pm 8.35pm
9.00pm 9.05pm 9.35pm
10.00pm 10.05pm 10.35pm
11.00pm 11.05pm 11.35pm
12.00am 12.05am 12.35am
1.00am 1.05am 1.35am
2.00am 2.05am 2.35am
3.00am 3.05am 3.35am

White Night Route 4 to Buninyong

Buses will run from 8pm to 3am, every 30 minutes.

White Night Bus Route 4 to Buninyong timetable

Table summary

White Night Bus Route 4 to Buninyong timetable
Departure locations and times
Little Bridge Street Armstrong Street South Geelong Rd/Warrenheip Street
8.00pm 8.05pm 8.30pm
8.30pm 8.35pm 9.00pm
9.00pm 9.05pm 9.30pm
9.30pm 9.35pm 10.00pm
10.00pm 10.05pm 10.30pm
10.30pm 10.35pm 11.00pm
11.00pm 11.05pm 11.30pm
11.30pm 11.35pm 12.00am
12.00am 12.05am 12.30am
12.30am 12.35am 1.00am
1.00am 1.05am 1.30am
1.30am 1.35am 2.00am
2.00am 2.05am 2.30am
2.30am 2.35am 3.00am
3.00am 3.05am 3.30am

White Night Route 5 to Barkly Street via Sebastopol 

Buses will run from 8pm to 3am, every 30 minutes.

White Night Route 5 to Barkly Street via Sebastopol timetable

White Night Route 5 to Barkly Street via Sebastopol timetable
Departure locations and times 
Little Bridge Street Armstrong Street South Bridge Street/Albert Street
8.00pm 8.05pm 8.15pm
8.30pm 8.35pm 8.45pm
9.00pm 9.05pm 9.15pm
9.30pm 9.35pm 9.45pm
10.00pm 10.05pm 10.15pm
10.30pm 10.35pm 10.45pm
11.00pm 11.05pm 11.15pm
11.30pm 11.35pm 11.45pm
12.00am 12.05am 12.15am
12.30am 12.35am 12.45am
1.00am 1.05am 1.15am
1.30am 1.35am 1.45am
2.00am 2.05am 2.15am
2.30am 2.35am 2.45am
3.00am 3.05am 3.15am

Park and Ride

From 6pm until 3am, there will be two Park and Ride locations in Ballarat where you can park your car then catch an express bus to the Armstrong Street Bus Hub from:

  • Stockland Shopping Centre (Pick up/drop off location will be on the North side of the car park at the Norman Street bus stop).
  • Federation University Mount Helen Campus (Pick up/drop off location will be at the rear of the Science and Technology Building).

See the White Night Ballarat map below for Park and Ride locations.

White Night Ballarat map

Download White Night Ballarat map. (PDF) 341 KB  

For customers with accessibility requirements, all information on the map can be found on this web page.

App and social media

Access public transport information on the go via the free PTV mobile app!

You can plan a journey, view network maps and find a myki retail outlet.

The app is free and available for both Android and iOS.

For more information including help guides, see Mobile apps.

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Additional information

  • Please check the Disruptions page for notification of any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event.
  • To plan your route, use journey planner.
  • Customers requiring accessibility information and assistance, see Accessible transport.
  • Customers are advised to top up prior to travelling or to set auto top up so that you never need to top up again. For more information, see auto top up your myki.
  • Children under five travel free. For more information, see Concession.
  • Customers needing further information or special assistance, please call 1800 800 007 prior to travelling.
  • For detailed event information, visit the White Night website.

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