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Public transport for White Night Geelong 2022

08 Oct 2022

We're up till the lights go out in Geelong!

Explore White Night Geelong from 7pm Saturday 08 October to 1am Sunday 09 October 2022.

Also remember to top up your myki before the night.

Getting to and from Geelong

Regional train icon Regional train (V/Line)

To Geelong

Normal timetable services will operate from Southern Cross Station.

The last train from Southern Cross Station to Geelong departs at 1.10am.

From Geelong

Normal timetable services will operate from Geelong Station.

Additional trains will depart from Geelong Station at 11.30pm and 12.17am.

From Waurn Ponds

Passengers, please note that due to the Warrnambool Line Upgrade, coaches will replace trains between Geelong and Warrnambool including Waurn Ponds. Please see here for more infromation.

Regional coach icon Regional coach (V/Line)

To Melbourne

Additional coaches will run from Geelong to Melbourne at 1am and 2am.

To Waurn Ponds

Coaches will run from Geelong to Waurn Ponds (via South Geelong and Marshall) at 2am.

Ferry icon Port Phillip Ferries

Port Phillip Ferries are operating a special White Night Geelong service.

To Geelong

Departing Docklands (Melbourne): 5.20pm

Arriving Geelong: 7pm

To Docklands (Melbourne)

Departing Geelong: 10.30pm

Arriving Docklands (Melbourne): 12.10am

For more information and to book, visit Port Phillip Ferries.

Getting around Geelong

Bus icon Regional bus

Buses in Geelong will run to their normal timetable until 9pm. However, from 4pm there will be road closures in place around the Geelong CBD and access to and from Geelong Station will be restricted.

The following Service Changes will apply from 4pm:

The following Bus Stops at Geelong Station will not be serviced from 4pm:

  • Geelong Station Stop ID 30309 – Bay 01; Routes 01,20, 22, 24, 25, 43
  • Geelong Station Stop ID 45539 – Bay 04; Routes 32, 50, 51
  • Geelong Station Stop ID 45540 – Bay 05; Routes 55, 56
  • Geelong Station Stop ID 45541 – Bay 06; Routes 60, 61
  • Geelong Station Stop ID 30391 – Bay 11; Routes 30, 31, 40, 41, 42

The following Bus Stops will not be serviced from 4pm:

  • Stop ID 45327 Moorabool Street Bus Stops/Moorabool St (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 45326 Moorabool Street Bus Stops/Moorabool St (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 30179 McMillan Ave/Glenleith Ave (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 30209 Melbourne Rd/Church St (Drumcondra)
  • Stop ID 30180 The Esplanade/Glenleith Ave (Drumcondra)
  • Stop ID 30207 The Esplanade/Glenleith Ave (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 30206 Toorak Pde/The Esplanade (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 30182 Keera St/The Esplanade South (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 30205 Mercer St/The Esplanade South (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 30184 St Peter and Paul Catholic Church/Mercer St (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 30204 Roy St/Mercer St (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 30185 Cavendish St/Mercer St (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 45320 Brougham St/Mercer St (Geelong)
  • Stop ID 31237, 50614 Deakin University Waterfront Campus/Brougham St (Geelong)

Bus icon White Night Bus Routes

From 6pm to 2am, ten special White Night bus routes will operate every thirty to sixty minutes to and from the Geelong town centre. These routes run to and from the bus hub on Moorabool Street. 

White Night buses will pick up and drop off at various existing bus stops along these routes. Stops being serviced will be clearly marked with pink White Night Geelong signage.

No White Night buses will pick up or drop off from Geelong Station.

White Night Route 1 - Lara via North Geelong and Corio

Buses will run every 30 minutes from 6pm to 2am.

White Night Route 2 - Purnell Road via Bell Post Hill and Bell Park Loop

Buses will run every 30 minutes from 6pm to 2am.

White Night Route 3 - Separation Street via Hamlyn Heights and Manifold Heights Loop

Buses will run every 30 minutes from 6pm to 2am.

White Night Route 4 - Grovedale via South Geelong, Belmont and Waurn Ponds

Buses will run every 30 minutes from 6pm to 2am.

White Night Route 5 - Torquay via Latrobe Terrace and Grovedale

Buses will run every 60 minutes from 6pm to 2am.

White Night Route 6 - Barwon Heads via Marshall and Connewarre

Buses will run every 60 minutes from 6pm to 2am.

White Night Route 7 - St Albans Park via South Geelong and Whittington

Buses will run every 30 minutes from 6pm to 2am.

White Night Route 8 - Ocean Grove via East Geelong, Newcomb and Wellington

Buses will run every 60 minutes from 6pm to 2am.

White Night Route 9 - Drysdale via Portarlington Rd and Clifton Springs

Buses will run every 60 minutes from 6pm to 2am.

White Night Route 10 - Deakin University via Newtown and Highton

Buses will run every 30 minutes from 6pm to 2am.

Download the White Night Route Bus Stop Locations/Maps

Park and Ride

From 6pm to 2am, there will be three Park and Rides where you can park your car and then catch an express bus to the Moorabool Street bus hub.

The Park and Ride locations are:

  • Waterworld Leisure Centre, (stop on Princes Hwy Service Road), Norlane
  • Leisurelink Aquatic Recreation Centre, (stop on Pioneer Road), Waurn Ponds
  • Gateway Plaza, (stop on Clifton Avenue), Leopold

White Night Geelong map

White Night Geelong map (PDF) 4.6 MB

Download White Night Geelong bus routes and Park and Ride map (PDF) 4.6 MB

All information in these maps can be found on this page.

Additional information

  • Check Disruptions for any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event.
  • To plan your route, use our Journey planner.
  • Download our mobile apps for Android and iOS to get public transport information and top up on the go.
  • If you need accessibility information and assistance, see Accessibility.
  • Top up your myki before travelling or set Auto Top Up so you never need to top up again. For more information, see Auto Top Up.
  • Mobile myki is a new way to travel with myki. It’s a digital myki on your Android phone on the Google PayTM app.
  • For information on tickets for children and concessions, see Children and Concessions.
  • If you need more information or special assistance, call 1800 800 007 before travelling.

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