Getting Here

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.


PTV NOTICE: Monday 24 June and Wednesday 26 June

Belgrave, Lilydale, Glen Waverley, Cranbourne and Pakenham trains run direct to and from Southern Cross Station, not via the City Loop, from 8.45pm to last train each night from Monday 24 June and Wednesday 26 June 2019, due to works.

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PTV NOTICE: Sunday 30 June to Wednesday 3 July

Buses replace trains between Blackburn and Belgrave/Lilydale stations 8.10pm to last service each night, from Sunday 30 June to Wednesday 3 July, due to maintenance works.

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Drive to Puffing Billy

Please select a station to see driving directions and car parking locations.

Day Tours

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.