Mt Buller Location
So easy to get here, so hard to leave!
Whether you wind your way through picturesque valleys in your own car, take a seat on a comfy coach, or take a quick, heart-pumping helicopter ride, you’ll be at Mt Buller before you know it. Only 248kms north east of Melbourne, Mt Buller is the most accessible snow resort in Australia and the closest resort to any international airport.
Mt Buller is the closest ski resort to Melbournes international and domestic airports, so it has the advantage of servicing interstate and overseas guests efficiently and at great value prices.
If you are travelling from interstate to Melbournes Tullamarine Airport there are fantastic airfares available from the countrys largest and most competitive airlines. Reputable coach companies regularly connect at Melbourne Airport with flights from interstate.
Transfers from Melbourne
There are plenty of alternatives to get you from Melbourne and the airport to Mt Buller. You can travel via coach, limousine or car taking in some magnificent scenery on the way.
Driving in your own car or a hire car is a great way to get to Mt Buller. Its only a short 3-hour drive from Melbourne via the Hume Highway or Maroondah Highway, and the scenery on the way is well worth taking your time to see and enjoy.
No matter which route you take from Melbourne to Mt Buller you will eventually come to Mansfield - the closest major town to the Resort. Pass through Mansfield and follow the signs to Mt Buller.
At the base of Mt Buller (Mirimbah) you will be required to stop at the gate entry point and pay a fee to enter the Resort. Once through the gate entry point, continue up a well-maintained road to Mt Buller.
Mt Bullers wheel chain requirements are decided on a daily basis and are determined by weather forecasts and existing road conditions. Chain requirements may vary between 2-Wheel Drive (2WD) and 4-Wheel Drive (4WD) and All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles, as each of these types of cars react differently to snow and icy road conditions.
If you are staying in the Resort overnight or traveling beyond the Skating Rink car park area and past the snowline, you are required to carry chains at all times as weather conditions may change unexpectedly throughout the evening
Sit back and relax in one of the many coaches that take individuals or groups up to Mt Buller on a regular basis. Catch a coach from Melbourne to Mt Buller, or drive to Mansfield and hop on a bus for the last leg of the trip up the mountain - the choice is yours!