Puffing Billy Railway continues to run on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook. The entire journey is travelled by the train in approx 2 hours each way, with a journey stopover at the destination. Shorter journeys from Belgrave to Lakeside, Lakeside to Gembrook and Belgrave to Menzies Creek are available.

Lunch & Picnic Packs available

We have a range of delicious picnic and lunch packs available for adults, children, couples and families.

These are available for pre-order with your train tickets, and can be collected at Belgrave and Lakeside station.

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Belgrave to Lakeside return

Puffing Billy's Excursion Train crosses the Monbulk Creek Trestle Bridge in Selby

TIME | 1 hour each way (Allow 3.5 hours)
FARES | $31.50 - $153.50

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Journey through Sherbrooke Forest, noted for its native 'Mountain Ash' trees.
  • Travel over Puffing Billy's most famous landmark - the iconic Trestle Bridge. 
  • Explore Emerald Lake Park with a range of walking tracks

Belgrave to Menzies Creek return

Puffing Billy Inside Of Menzies Creek Museum Including Little Toot Cafe

TIME | 25 mins each way (Allow 2 hours)
FARES | $19.50 - $91.50

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Journey through Sherbrooke Forest, noted for its native 'Mountain Ash' trees.
  • Travel over Puffing Billy's most famous landmark - the iconic Trestle Bridge. 
  • Explore Menzies Creek Museum, home to more than 80 artefacts.

Lakeside to Gembrook return

Mum And Son Pointing Out Of Carriage

TIME | 1 hour each way (Allow 3.5 hours)
FARES | $31.50 - $153.50

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Emerald Lake Park with a range of walking tracks.
  • Journey through the un-spoilt Wright State Forest, with large stands of Stringy Bark and other eucalypt trees.
  • Travel over three timber bridges.  
  • Explore eateries and a park and playground in Gembrook.

Belgrave to Gembrook return

Young Japanese Girl Stretching Out Hand To Feel The Breeze

TIME | 2 hours each way (Allow 5.5 hours)
FARES | 39.50 - $196.50

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Journey through Sherbrooke Forest, noted for its native 'Mountain Ash' trees.
  • Travel over Puffing Billy's most famous landmark - the iconic Trestle Bridge. 
  • Journey through the un-spoilt Wright State Forest, with large stands of Stringy Bark and other eucalypt trees.
  • Travel over three timber bridges.  
  • Explore eateries and a park and playground in Gembrook.

To find out more about the different journey options before booking, visit the Excursion Train Journeys page.

If you hold an existing special guest pass or gift voucher and you wish to book a visit, please contact our Customer Service team via info@pbr.org.au au or call on 03 9757 0700.

Please note the following important changes to booking a Puffing Billy journey: