Travel and transport

Intercampus Travel

If you travel between Deakin's campuses on a regular basis, have you considered alternative travel such as public transport? You can save money on petrol and use the time by studying, reading or working while you travel.

Geelong intercampus bus

Deakin University operates a free week day bus service between the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus and the Geelong Waterfront Campus. The service operates from 6.45am to 8.55pm. Find out more.

Travel by V/line train

V/line is Victoria's largest regional public transport operator, services run every day from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne, Geelong and Warrnambool.

Melbourne - Geelong

To Geelong: From Southern Cross Station take the Geelong line to Geelong station, hop off at Geelong station and walk 500 metres to the Geelong Waterfront Campus. If you are travelling to the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus you can take one of 5 public buses or the Geelong intercampus bus provided by Deakin.

To Melbourne: From Geelong Station take the Geelong line to Southern Cross Station. You can then take the Lilydale/Belgrave train to Box Hill Station and take a connecting bus to Deakin. Alternatively you can hop off at Parliament Station and walk to the 75 tram. The 75 tram takes you right outside of the Melbourne Burwood Campus.

For more information, including timetables visit V/line.


Melbourne/Geelong - Warrnambool

To Warrnambool: From Southern Cross Station or Geelong Station take the Geelong line to either Warrnambool Station or Sherwood Park Station. Sherwood Park is located outside of the Warrnambool Campus, however, please take note that the services are more infrequent.

If you hop off at Warrnambool Station you will need to take 2 buses to get to the Warrnambool Campus. Take the route 1 bus from Warrnambool Station and hop off at Koroit Street (City Centre). From here take the route 9 bus to Deakin University. Total travel time approximately 3 hours and 55 minutes. Alternatively you can walk from Warrnambool Station to Koroit Street which is only a 1km walk (11 minutes), total travel time will be reduced to 3 hours and 37 minutes approximately.

To Melbourne/Geelong: From Warrnambool or Sherwood Park Station take the Geelong line to either Geelong Station or Southern Cross Station.




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

11th March 2014