Destination Castlemaine

By Train
Castlemaine Railway Station is centrally located and train travel is an easy and pleasurable 1.5 hour journey from Melbourne. V/Line trains run between Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station along the Bendigo line to Castlemaine, departing regularly from 6.00am to 10:30pm.
For timetables and fares, visit or telephone 1800 800 007.

By Plane
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) is located 105km from Castlemaine. Bendigo Airport Service runs shuttle buses between Melbourne Airport and the Castlemaine Market Building in Mostyn Street.
For timetables and bookings, visit or telephone 03 5444 3939.

By Car
Castlemaine is approximately 120 kms north – west of Melbourne, or a 90-minute drive via the Tullamarine Freeway, following the signs to Bendigo and the Calder Freeway.

Getting around Castlemaine

A range of walking maps, including natural and cultural heritage walks in Castlemaine and surrounding areas, are available from the Visitor Information Centre in the Castlemaine Market Building, Mostyn Street.
For downloadable walking maps, visit or telephone 03 5471 1795.

Bicycles, with helmets, are available for hire from $20/half-day and $30/full-day from the Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre in the Castlemaine Market Building, Mostyn Street.
Telephone 03 5471 1795.

Castlemaine Bus Lines services Castlemaine, Chewton, Campbells Creek, Maldon and Bendigo.
For timetables and fares telephone 03 5472 1455.

Castlemaine Taxis can be contacted on 03 5447 4477 or 131 008.

Contact the Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre’s free accommodation service, your enquiry will be handled by trained and knowledgeable staff who can offer the right advice – whether you are travelling alone, as a couple, family or group.
For further information freecall 1800 171 888 or email

Visitor Information

Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre
Market Building, 44 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine
Telephone: 03 5471 1795 (Check number)