Lorne is 146km from Melbourne CBD.
The Conference is being held at Mantra Lorne, which is just outside the centre of Lorne, located on Mountjoy Parade.

By Car

It will take approximately 2hr:5mins to drive from Melbourne CBD.
The step by step directions below should take you there:

  1. Travel from Melbourne city onto the Westgate Freeway
  2. Continue onto Princes Freeway
  3. Continue onto Geelong Ring Road
  4. Follow the signs for Lorne


By Train/Bus

Vline operate regular train services from Melbourne to Geelong.  From Geelong Station there are several daily bus services to Lorne.

For travel to Lorne From Tullamarine Airport, take the regular airport transport service operated by Gull to Geelong and then to Lorne via a Vline bus service

V/Line Bus Service

Website: ptv.vic.gov.au
Phone: 1800 800 007

Vline tickets can also be purchased from the Lorne Visitor Information Centre - 03 5289 1152

Gull Airport Service
Website: https://gull.com.au
Phone: +61 3 5222 4966

By Ferry

Searoad Ferries

If you’re coming from Mornington Penninsula area, take your car on Searoad Ferries connecting the Great Ocean Road region to Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island. The 40 minute crossing is  a great way to cross the bay. Every day, every hour from 7am to 6pm.

Website: www.searoad.com.au
Phone: +61 3 5257 4500

By Plane

 Avalon Airport

Located just outside of Geelong and only 45 minutes from Melbourne CBD, Avalon Airport is the closest airport to the start of the Great Ocean Road, being only a 35 minute drive from Torquay. It offers easy transport options to Geelong and Torquay as well as plenty of car hire options.

Website: www.avalonairport.com.au
Phone: +61 3 5227 9100
Toll Free: 1800 AVALON (1800 282 566)
Email: enquiries@avalonairport.com.au 


Melbourne Airport

Transport services and car hire are available at the airport, with connection to the city by public and private operators.

Website: www.melbourneairport.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9297 1600

This information and more can be viewed on the Love Lorne website: https://www.lovelorne.com.au/getting-here/

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