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I was pleased to discover that Vline was about 1/3 the price I had been paying in Japan for... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Melbourne, Australia
A convenient, scenic way to see regional Victoria

Departing out of Southern Cross in Melbourne's CBD, the Vline is a great way to get to regional... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Ben L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fantastic service however it is always a bit apprehensive until you get to the station at Albury and actually see a train waiting and that you do not have to travel by bus. That is really annoying to purchase a first class...More

Thank June A
Reviewed 14 August 2018

On Sunday 5th August 2018 they cancelled the train from Bairnsdale to Southern Cross so I had to go by Bus from Merimbula to Southern Cross, which was an inconvenience because I found it hard to go up and down the step since I have...More

1  Thank trompfy
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I was pleased to discover that Vline was about 1/3 the price I had been paying in Japan for intercity rail travel. With recent track and signalling work done for a bit (with rail services replaced by bus) I had a couple of days in...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Iv'e been travelling on Vline most of my life as I live in the Western Suburbs. Would wish Metro lines were all over Victoria, Most Vline trains runs every hour compared to Vline which could run every 10 minutes. The only plus is that it...More

Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Departing out of Southern Cross in Melbourne's CBD, the Vline is a great way to get to regional centres in Victoria. Watch out for train replacement buses - especially on a weekend - but it certainly beats driving for a day trip. The $8 upgrade...More

1  Thank Ben L
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We recently booked first-class seats from Melbourne to Albury. From our perspective, the "first-class" carriage would have been economy - if that - in most other jurisdictions in the developed world. The seats seemed narrower than economy airline seats, with legroom at an absolute minimum....More

1  Thank Michieux
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We went to Geelong for the day by rail. We left Southern Cross station early morning and it was less than an hour on the train The service was very clean and super comfortable. The ticket inspectors were present on both sectors to and from...More

Thank joeyjoeo
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Travelled to Geelong in afternoon and then returned in evening. Train comfortable enough for the one hour trip each way. Carriage reasonably clean, facilities not as good as trains in China, Europe and Americabut acceptable. Both trips punctual.

1  Thank DavidandPaula
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Quiet, relatively rattle-free, comfortable reclining seats with pull-out foot rests and airline-type pull down trays.. That's in first class. Leg room is ample. They are very much like aircraft seats but with much more space. All seats face the direction of travel. The toilet at...More

1  Thank Vic C
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Travelled from Sale to Southern Cross Station, Melbourne. I went first class. The train departed exactly on time. It took three hours. I had booked in advance and had an allocated seat by the window. The trip was quick - quicker, more convenient and cheaper...More

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Glenda T
24 February 2018|
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Response from Steven V | Reviewed this property |
I can thoroughly recommend Ballarat... We went in January staying at the Lake Inn... Lovely walks around Lake Wendouree and a great day out visiting The Sovereign Hill and Gold Museums...
Sue B
3 January 2018|
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Response from Nostratamis | Reviewed this property |
There is a regular direct service between Melbourne and Ballarat... takes approx 90 minutes. Check the VLINE website for timetables and fares.
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Peter has answered it fairly well but Philip island you can get to by V Line bus but have to stay overnight as can't come back the same day. Anyway you would need to stay the night as the penguins do not come out until late... More