ABOUT OUR REGION

About the region

The Swan Hill region is home to everything that is wonderful in life. A strong culture, incredible food, a vibrant community, and of course a bounty of primary produce. Its certainly all here, and surrounded by the countrys most beautiful natural asset, the Murray River.

Travelling to the region

The Swan Hill region sits on the borders of Victoria and New South Wales (NSW). The region is well serviced by trains and coaches from Melbourne. A major network of highways intersects at the Swan Hill region; the Murray Valley Highway from Melbourne and the Mallee Highway from Adelaide.

Transport to, from and within the region is convenient and efficient. Local bus and taxi services are in operation, and there are also daily bus and train services to and from Melbourne, Bendigo, Sydney and Adelaide. Swan Hill has a high standard provincial airport with charter flights available.

Getting to the Swan Hill region

With increased services and reduced fares, getting to and around the Swan Hill region by public transport couldnt be easier.

By train and coach

V/Line operates two daily train and bus services to and from Melbourne. For train, coach and local bus including timetables, fares, ticketing, maps and travel information check out www.viclink.com.au or www.vline.com.au or phone V/Line on 136 196.

Once in Melbourne, V/Line tickets can be used for free travel on trams/trains/buses (Zones one and two) in Melbourne, as well as local buses in the larger cities like Bendigo, Geelong and Ballarat.

Rental vehicles

Niftys Auto Rentals operates in the Swan Hill region, phone 03 5032 2107.

Local bus service

Swan Hill Bus Lines operates six days per week, providing intra-city public transport on a northern and southern route. A limited service also operates to municipal towns including Piangil, Wood Wood, Ultima, Nyah/Nyah West and Woorinen South. For further information on this service please contact Swan Hill Bus Lines, phone 03 5032 1068.

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