Puffing Billy is located in the Dandenong Ranges, only 40 kilometres or one hour east of Melbourne. Getting to us is easy on public transport, by car or as part of a day tour from Melbourne.
Travel by Public Transport
Catch the Belgrave line from Melbourne CBD to Belgrave Station, approximately a 70-minute journey. Follow the blue line painted on the platform, a short 2-minute walk to Puffing Billy's Belgrave Station.
Drive to Puffing Billy
Please select a station to see driving directions and car parking locations.
Parking during School Holidays at Belgrave Station:
6 April - 22 April 2019
Parking at Mater Christi College, Bayview Road, Belgrave VIC 3160:
FREE parking during the weekends and Victorian school holidays only (dates will be advised). This car park is not available for Puffing Billy patrons on school days.
Walking directions: Walk down Bayview Road and turn right into Old Monbulk Road to the Puffing Billy entrance (rotunda). Walk through it and down the zig-zag path to the station.
The railway offers a range of stand-alone experiences or is available through one of the excellent day tours operated seven days a week by;
These day tours package the railway with a number of the other major tourist attractions on the eastern side of Melbourne, including the world famous Penguin Parade at Phillip Island, Healesville Sanctuary or a selection from the many fine wineries of the Yarra Valley.