TRAVELLING TO OUR REGION
A 90 minute drive east of Melbourne, you will begin to experience the beauty of Gippsland, Victoria. This extraordinarily diverse landscape offers stunning national parks, abundant wildlife and pristine lakes as well as showcasing some of the finest food and boutique hand crafted wines in the world.
At the heart of all this beauty is Central Gippsland, Latrobe Valley. Whatever your preference, you will find the accommodation, attractions and events to make your stay an enjoyable one.
Situated in the centre of Gippsland, Latrobe Valley is a substantial regional centre offering a diverse range of business, tourism and lifestyle opportunities. Encompassing large regional cities, small rural towns, rural farmlets and forest hideaways, Latrobe Valley has all of the benefits of a major regional centre while offering an unbeatable lifestyle. Latrobe Valley towns encompass Boolarra, Churchill, Glengarry, Moe, Morwell, Newborough, Traralgon, Traralgon South, Toongabbie, Tyers, Yallourn North and Yinnar.
Your journey to Latrobe Valley takes just 90 minutes from Melbourne and is easily accessible via its well serviced rail or roads, making your journey here a safe and hassle free one. An hour from the snow and sea, your centre to explore Gippsland.
From Melbourne: An easy 90 minute drive along the M1 Freeway following the signs to Warragul. Continue past Warragul, Yarragon and Trafalgar and you will reach Moe, the first town within Latrobe Valley. Further along the Freeway, approximately 15 minutes drive is Morwell, the centre of Latrobe Valley's three major towns. Another 10 minutes drive will bring you into Traralgon. No turn off here is necessary as the highway goes through the town.
From Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine): Following City Link (electronic tollway) will bring you towards Melbourne's south eastern suburbs and the M1 Freeway. Follow signpost to M1 Freeway, South Eastern suburbs and Warragul as above directions from Melbourne. IMPORTANT: To travel on the City Link tollway, you will need to purchase a pass (if you do not have an E-Tag). Find out more information or purchase a City Link pass or phone 13 26 29.
From New South Wales border: Latrobe Valley is accessible via the Princes Highway (A1) from the east coast if you are travelling from the New South Wales border. You will pass major towns including Lakes Entrance, Bairnsdale and Sale before you reach Latrobe Valley's major hub; Traralgon. It is just under two hours drive from Lakes Entrance. Continue your journey to Morwell (approximately 10 minutes) and Moe is just a further 15 minutes.
Rail services run every hour between Melbourne in the west and Traralgon in the east. V/Line rail services offer visitors to the area a comfortable and direct journey along its well serviced routes from Melbourne departing Southern Cross Station in Melbourne's CBD.
For more information on timetables and fares please contact V/Line; phone 136 196 or visit www.vline.com.au or download a current Gippsland timetable.
GETTING AROUND LATROBE VALLEY
Latrobe Valley has four major towns in Moe, Morwell, Churchill and Traralgon. Each of these cities are are linked through strong rail and bus connections.
Moe, Morwell and Traralgon are situated on the Gippsland Rail Corridor and services run between the towns on an hourly basis.
For information, please call V/Line on 136 196 or go to www.vline.com.au or download a current Gippsland timetable.
Latrobe Valley Bus Lines operate both inter city and intra city services between Traralgon, Morwell, Moe and Churchill.
Visit Latrobe Valley Bus Lines or call 03 5134 2055 to obtain further information.
Each of the four major towns provides both inter and intra city taxi service. They can be contacted on:
Churchill Taxis: 03 5122 1000 | Moe Taxis: 03 5127 1633
Morwell Taxis: 03 5134 4772 | Traralgon Taxis: 03 5174 6511
Major car and truck rental companies are located in Traralgon.
There are also American, limousines and stretch Hummer companies if you would like to travel in style or have a special occasion to celebrate.
Rental Companies in Latrobe Valley.