Directions - Central Deborah Gold Mine
Central Deborah Gold Mine Poppet Head lit up in the evening


Bendigo is easily accessible by car, train or bus!

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You can find us at:
76 Violet Street, Bendigo
(600m south of Alexandra Fountain)
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Need a Map?
Download and print out a copy of these maps to help making your way to, from and around Bendigo a lot easier.

  • Bendigo CBD Map: Detailed map of the city centre with key attractions, parking, toilets and other points of interest
    all included.
  • Bendigo District Map: From Melbourne to Rochester and Heathcote to Halls Gap this map includes the great touring routes that radiate out from Bendigo.

Coming to Bendigo from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne?

Planning your journey to Central Deborah Gold Mine is easy with the PTV Journey Planner

It's easy to get to Bendigo by train - the express service is just under 90 minutes! Train Timetables available here.

Once you arrive in Bendigo, catch the Route 5/Zone 13 bus to Kangaroo Flat from the Bendigo Train Station and get off at Stop 5: High Str/Violet Str. It is only an 8 minute journey and the bus stop is located at Central Deborah Gold Mine. Buses leave half hourly during the week and hourly on weekends.

From Melbourne there are 20 train services a day midweek, 15 on Saturdays and 12 on Sundays. You'll pass through Gisborne, Macedon, Woodend, Kyneton, Malmsbury and Castlemaine, so you might just need to plan a longer trip!

For additional information on trains, coaches, fares and maps phone V/Line on 1800 800 007.

Driving to Bendigo?
A number of major high
ways radiate from Bendigo. The following is a guide as to which highway you need to be travelling on to reach Bendigo from your destination:

Melbourne - Calder Highway (A79)
Sydney via Shepparton - Hume Highway (31)
Mildura - Calder Highway (A79) from
Horsham - Wimmera Highway (B240)
Central NSW via Echuca - Midland Highway (A300)

Travel Times Distance        Car               Bus/Train      
Melbourne to Bendigo       147km 1.5 hours 2 hours
Ballarat to Bendigo 122km 1.5 hours 2 hours
Geelong to Bendigo 178km 2 hours 2.5 hours
Echuca to Bendigo 92km 1 hour 1.15 hours

Catching an Airport Shuttle?
Bendigo Airport Services operates the Bendigo shuttle bus to Melbourne Airport offering several services per day, stopping at Kangaroo Flat, Castlemaine, Chewton, Malmsbury, Kyneton, Woodend and Gisborne en route.
 Please click here for timetable or to book. 

Need to get around Bendigo by Bus?
Check out for fares, timetables and bus routes.

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Take the inland route between Sydney and Melbourne and discover the Australian spirit through the stories of settlers, gold, river trade and the making of a nation. Meander through historic streets to see impressive buildings and monuments of the mid to late 19th century gold rush. The treasures are the arts and crafts, museums, galleries and historical sites along the way.