Travel on Public Transport

Puffing Billy's Belgrave Station is easily accessible by fast electric train from Melbourne, approximately a 70-minute journey. Follow the blue line painted on the platform, a short 2-minute walk to Puffing Billy's Station.


PTV Journey Planner:
You can use the Journey Planner to easily plan your trip. For live travel updates including train disruptions on the Belgrave Line, visit the website or call PTV.
1800 800 007


PTV NOTICE: Alamein, Belgrave, Glen Waverley and Lilydale lines

Alamein, Belgrave, Glen Waverley and Lilydale line trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street Station, not via the City Loop, from 9pm to last train each night from Sunday 17 February to Thursday 21 February 2019, due to works.

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To travel on public transport in Melbourne, you will need a myki card, which is a durable smartcard that stores value and can be used over and over again.

International and interstate visitors coming to Victoria can purchase a myki Explorer pack which includes a myki card, value to travel for one day in Zone 1 and 2 as well as discount offers at 15 Melbourne and regional attractions including Puffing Billy.

Find out more here.


PLEASE NOTE: Puffing Billy travels through the Dandenong Ranges east of Melbourne (sometimes referred to as 'The Dandenongs'). Please note that Dandenong Railway Station is NOT situated in the Dandenong Ranges.

Day Out With Thomas and the Santa Specials both take place at Gembrook station, not Belgrave where most Puffing Billy trains commence.