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Very good regional train service

Whilst I am not a regular user of this service there are times I have used this service recently if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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We have used the Vline service from Wodonga to Melbourne return. The service was on time with bo... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Lyn G
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I traveled in a first class carriage from Melbourne to to Wodonga with my 2 children age 3 and 5. The staff were really friendly and helpful. the trip took slightly longer than had I fired a car and driven however it was a lot...More

6  Thank Angela R
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

Vline is definitely cheap for what it does, however again it's not well sign posted for a tourist that doesn't know their way around. I found it hard to find the entrance for the platforms as it gets quite confusing on Southern Cross Station. And...More

2  Thank Merilyn_S_12
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As usual sitting on the vline train to be told it has been replaced by a bus again!!!!!!!vline you are a bloody disgrace melb transport worst in the world

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst I am not a regular user of this service there are times I have used this service recently if there is maintenance work done on our line and where buses replace trains. I refuse to use the slower, unreliable and crowded buses. I am...More

Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We have used the Vline service from Wodonga to Melbourne return. The service was on time with bo disruption. The buffet car is very basic but ok. The only I can't comment on is bathroom facilities as I refuse to use them. Staff friendly while...More

Thank Lyn G
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A relaxing way to travel but the trains are old & dirty for the most part unfortunately! If you can look past the lack of railway care you can enjoy an easy way to get around parts of Victoria..

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a fantastic service however it is always a bit apprehensive until you get to the station at Albury and actually see a train waiting and that you do not have to travel by bus. That is really annoying to purchase a first class...More

Thank June A
Reviewed 14 August 2018

On Sunday 5th August 2018 they cancelled the train from Bairnsdale to Southern Cross so I had to go by Bus from Merimbula to Southern Cross, which was an inconvenience because I found it hard to go up and down the step since I have...More

2  Thank trompfy
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I was pleased to discover that Vline was about 1/3 the price I had been paying in Japan for intercity rail travel. With recent track and signalling work done for a bit (with rail services replaced by bus) I had a couple of days in...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Iv'e been travelling on Vline most of my life as I live in the Western Suburbs. Would wish Metro lines were all over Victoria, Most Vline trains runs every hour compared to Vline which could run every 10 minutes. The only plus is that it...More

1  Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Departing out of Southern Cross in Melbourne's CBD, the Vline is a great way to get to regional centres in Victoria. Watch out for train replacement buses - especially on a weekend - but it certainly beats driving for a day trip. The $8 upgrade...More

1  Thank Ben L
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We recently booked first-class seats from Melbourne to Albury. From our perspective, the "first-class" carriage would have been economy - if that - in most other jurisdictions in the developed world. The seats seemed narrower than economy airline seats, with legroom at an absolute minimum....More

1  Thank Michieux
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Response from stevenv48 | Reviewed this property |
I can thoroughly recommend Ballarat... We went in January staying at the Lake Inn... Lovely walks around Lake Wendouree and a great day out visiting The Sovereign Hill and Gold Museums...
Sue B
3 January 2018|
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Response from Nostratamis | Reviewed this property |
There is a regular direct service between Melbourne and Ballarat... takes approx 90 minutes. Check the VLINE website for timetables and fares.
3 February 2016|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Peter has answered it fairly well but Philip island you can get to by V Line bus but have to stay overnight as can't come back the same day. Anyway you would need to stay the night as the penguins do not come out until late... More