General Admission | Excursion Train
Travel through the magnificent Dandenong Ranges, with lush fern gullies brushing past and Mountain Ash trees towering overhead. Puffing Billy makes for a wonderful opportunity to relax and breathe in the fresh air whilst the train makes its way through the temperate rainforest.
Have a look at the Fares & Timetables page for details about dates and times the different train journeys operate.
Add-ons and upgrades
Various journey times
Allow 2-6 hours
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.
1 hour each way
Allow 3.5 hours
Our exclusive carriage hire offers you and your guests the opportunity to sit back and relax in our generously spaced open-side carriages from Belgrave to Lakeside station return.
Food & Beverage Experiences
55 mins each way
Allow 3 hrs 15 mins
Sit back, relax, and bask in the company of loved ones with a ride on board Australia’s oldest preserved steam railway and a delicious two-course lunch at one of Puffing Billy’s finest hidden gems – the historic Packing Shed.
30 mins each way
Allow 2 hours
Enjoy a 30-minute journey from Belgrave, passing over the historic trestle bridge and through the forests of the Dandenong Ranges, before arriving at Menzies Creek to visit the museum and enjoy your morning tea.
1 hour each way
Allow 3 hrs 30 mins
We invite you to Puffing Billy for a different experience - travelling First-Class! Relax and unwind with a majestic three-hour steam train journey as you take in the scenic vista of the Dandenong Ranges and enjoy a three-course lunch onboard.
Dog Friendly Experiences
50 mins each way
Allow 3 hrs
Passengers and their four-legged family members can travel on a special Lakeside to Gembrook service. The day starts at Emerald Lake Park, with plenty of walking tracks and trails for families and dogs to explore before boarding dog-friendly carriages at Lakeside Station.