Corangamite Shire is well served by road and rail transport infrastructure. Major state highways cross the Shire in the east/west direction, and the Melbourne to Warrnambool rail line provides both freight and public transport services.
V/Line passenger trains operate between Melbourne and Warrnambool 3 times a day, stopping at Camperdown and Terang railway stations. V/Line coach services provide direct connections to Ballarat via Derrinallum, Lismore and Skipton from these stations on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
On weekdays there is a bus service from Warrnambool to Ballarat via Derrinallum, Lismore and Skipton. V/Line coaches also operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Warrnambool to Apollo Bay and return along the Great Ocean Road, servicing Port Campbell and Peterborough.
More information on regional Victoria's public transport is available from VicLink
A public transport service operates locally between Timboon, Cobden and Camperdown. The timetables are designed to provide connections to train and coach services at the Camperdown Railway Station. The service operates on 4 days of the week - a comprehensive service meeting all trains runs on Thursdays, with evening train connections provided on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Regional Train & Bus Services
Click on the following links for timetables:
- Warrnambool - Melbourne V/line
- Warrnambool - Port Campbell via Allansford, Nullawarre, Timboon
- Timboon - Camperdown via Cobden
- Ararat to Hamilton to Warrnambool
- Warrnambool - Melbourne via Apollo Bay & Geelong
- Warrnambool - Melbourne via Ballarat
- Ballarat - Warrnambool via Skipton
For more information about these services, including suggestions for improvements, contact the Shire on 5593 7100.
Regional Transport Operators
For details of operators in the Shire, visit our Economic Development Unit website.
This service is available to eligible aged people and people with a disability who have no access to transport. Volunteer drivers are available to transport people to medical appointments when no other form of transport can be provided. A fee does apply.
For more details please contact our Aged & Disability Services Coordinator on 5593 7100.
Transport is also available in Cobden, Simpson and Timboon by contacting Timboon and District Healthcare Services on 5558 6033.
Lismore - Derrinallum Community Bus
A community bus operates in the Lismore and Derrinallum area. The bus travels to Camperdown on alternate Thursdays providing transport for people wishing to attend appointments or activities in Camperdown. The bus is equipped with a hoist for those requiring this type of assistance.
Assistance with shopping is also available for Home and Community Care clients as assessed.
People wishing to use this service must book by calling South West Healthcare in Lismore on 5558 3000. A small fee applies for this service.
Bus pick up points - The bus leaves Lismore from the Post Office at 10am, and Derrinallum at 10.30am from the shelter opposite the Post office.