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

General transport information, park & ride locations, bus routes and program map for White Night Ballarat are available here.

PTV is helping customers get to and from White Night – so you won’t miss a thing! If you are looking for specific public transport information for the night, visit here.

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. View the Road Closure map for details.

Due to road closures, temporary taxi stands have been established on Mair Street and near the corner of Sturt and Doveton streets. View the Program Map for details.

Vehicle and ride share pick up and drop off points have also been established on the edges of the precinct, on Mair Street (east of Grenville Street); on Sturt Street (between Doveton and Dawson Streets); and on Lydiard Street South, south of Dana Street.