Getting to the Geelong Waterfront Campus

V/Line trains operate regularly between Southern Cross Station in Melbourne and Warrnambool, stopping at Geelong station or South Geelong station. The Campus is only a five minute walk from Geelong train station, or 20 minutes from Geelong South train station.

The centrally located Geelong Waterfront Campus is well serviced by suburban bus lines which operate from the coastal towns through to areas on the outskirts of the city.

A number of buses stop at Malop Street which is a five minute walk to campus, they are:

  • The 10 bus (Geelong-Rosewall)
  • The 55 bus (Geelong-Newcomb), and
  • The 50 and 51 buses (Geelong-Herne Hill-Hamlyn Heights).

All other Geelong bus services stop in Geelong city, which is a five minute walk to Campus. Please visit Metlink Melbourne for more information about bus routes in your area.

V/Line coaches run from many regional centres, including the Great Ocean Road and Ballarat, to the Geelong city and Geelong station. Please visit V/Line for more information.

Deakin University provides a free online carpool matching service to help you find someone to carpool with to Geelong Waterfront Campus. Carpooling is a great way to save money by sharing the cost of a parking permit and petrol, while making new friends. For more information or to register for carpooling visit

The Geelong Waterfront Campus is easily accessed by an extensive system of bicycle trails. On campus you will find showers and change rooms, bike racks and lockers to make your commute as easy and safe as possible. For more information please visit

A limited amount of parking is available on campus. Deakin University car parks are classified as Permit Parking Zones and a valid Deakin University parking permit is required at specified times.

You can drive from Melbourne to Geelong via the West Gate and Princes freeways, however public transport is highly recommended for accessing the Geelong Waterfront Campus.

The following web sites provide information on transport to/from Deakin University in the City of Greater Geelong:

More information
For more information on public transport, carpooling, walking and cycling please visit

Getting to the Geelong Waterfront Campus - map

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th August 2011