Driving to Bendigo by road is easy as it is situated at the junction of the Calder Highway, McIvor Highway, Midland Highway and Loddon Valley Highway, making it very accessible. There are also excellent connections to other interstate highways nearby.
Directions from Melbourne to Bendigo
For visitors travelling from Melbourne, Bendigo is a comfortable 90 minutes drive along recently completed four lane divided Calder Freeway (A79).
Directions from Melbourne Airport to Bendigo
If driving from Melbourne's Tullamarine airport, follow the Sunbury signage on to the Calder Freeway to Bendigo.
Directions from Sydney to Bendigo
From Sydney take the Hume Highway (31).
Directions from Mildura to Bendigo
From Mildura take the Calder Highway (A79).
Directions from Horsham to Bendigo
From Horsham take the Wimmera Highway (B240).
Directions from Echuca and Central NSW to Bendigo
From Central NSW take the Midland Highway (A300) via Echuca.
Bendigo Travel Times and Distances
Travel times and distances to Bendigo from Melbourne and major centres are below:
|Bendigo Road Travel Times||Distance to Bendigo||Time by Car|
|Bendigo to Melbourne||147km||90 mins|
|Bendigo to Castlemaine||38km||30 mins|
|Bendigo to Daylesford||77km||60 mins|
|Bendigo to Ballarat||122km||90 mins|
|Bendigo to Echuca||92km||70 mins|
|Bendigo to Tullamarine Airport||143km||95 mins|