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Flights and Travel into Castlemaine

By Air:

If you are traveling from a different state or country, you can reach Castlemaine by flying to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL). From there, you can choose one of the following options:

1. Public Transport:

Take the SkyBus from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross Station in Melbourne's city center. From there, catch a V/Line train to Castlemaine. The journey takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.

2. Car Rental:

Upon arriving at Melbourne Airport, you can rent a car from one of the many car rental companies available. The journey from Melbourne to Castlemaine takes around 1.5 to 2 hours via the Calder Freeway (M79).

By Train:

If you are already in Victoria and prefer to travel by train, you can catch a V/Line train directly to Castlemaine from various regional centers, including Melbourne, Bendigo, and Ballarat. For specific train schedules and fares, visit the V/Line website.

By Car:

If you are traveling within Victoria, you can drive to Castlemaine using your own vehicle or a rental car.

From Melbourne, take the Calder Freeway (M79) towards Bendigo. Castlemaine is approximately 120 kilometers northwest of Melbourne and the drive takes around 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on traffic.

By Bus:

Another option is to catch a regional bus service that operates between Castlemaine and nearby towns. You can check the official websites of bus companies like McHarry's Buslines, Murrays Coaches, or V/Line for available routes and schedules.


Castlemaine offers a variety of accommodation options including hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, and holiday rentals. You can check popular travel websites or contact local accommodations directly to book a place that suits your preferences and budget.

Local Transportation:

Once you arrive in Castlemaine, getting around the city is easy. You can use local bus services, taxi companies, or explore the town on foot as many attractions are within walking distance.

Things to do:

Castlemaine is a charming town with several attractions to explore. Some popular activities and sights include visiting the Castlemaine Art Museum, exploring the beautiful Botanical Gardens, wandering through the historic Castlemaine Market Building, and taking a ride on the Victorian Goldfields Railway. Additionally, the town offers numerous cafes, restaurants, and boutiques to enjoy.


The weather in Castlemaine varies throughout the year. Summers (December to February) are generally warm with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 35°C (77°F to 95°F). Winters (June to August) are cooler, with temperatures averaging between 5°C to 15°C (41°F to 59°F). It is advisable to check the forecast before your visit and pack accordingly.

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