Public Transport & Parking

Public transport is the recommended way to access White Night Ballarat. But if you plan to drive, be aware that there will be road closures in place, and car parking will be limited – drivers are encouraged to take advantage of the Park & Ride services on offer.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

PTV is helping customers get to and from White Night – so you won’t miss a thing!

Closer to the event date, a transport map and routes, times and detailed travel information will be available. PTV has current travel information for Ballarat.

PTV SERVICES AVAILABLE

V/LINE COACH

Additional coaches will run to Melbourne from midnight until 3am. Coaches will depart Ballarat Station from Lydiard Street North stopping all stations to Melbourne every 45 mins.

V/LINE TRAIN

An additional train will run from Ballarat to Melbourne at 11.40pm. All other trains will run to the normal Saturday timetable.

BUS

Ballarat buses will run to their normal timetable until 8pm. From 8pm–3am, five White Night bus routes will run to the bus hubs at Armstrong Street South, Curtis Street (drop-off only) and Little Bridge Street (pick-up only). No pick up /drop off from Ballarat Station.

PARK & RIDE

There will be three Park & Rides in Ballarat where you can park your car and catch an express bus to the Armstrong St Bus Hub:

  • Federation University Mount Helen Campus
  • Ballarat Aquatic Centre
  • Morsehead Park

HELPFUL HINTS

On the night, please check the PTV Live travel updates page for notification of any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT ACCESSIBILITY

White Night Ballarat attendees requiring accessibility information and assistance can visit the PTV website to learn more about Accessible transport.

ROAD CLOSURES & PARKING

Road closures will be in place to ensure safe and easy pedestrian movement. Parking may be affected. Details will be available close to the date of the event.