Buses to Dinner Plain

Dinner Plain, Bus Service

Sit back and enjoy the scenery on a bus to Dinner Plain

Let someone else do the driving for you as you sit back and relax on one of the bus services to Dinner Plain. Busses connect Dinner Plain with Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney as well as train services in Wangaratta and Albury as well as Albury and Melbourne airports. In winter, there is also a regular shuttle bus that runs between Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham Ski Resort, just 10 minutes away. Choose your adventure!

Snowball Express

Melbourne > Albury > Bright > Hotham > Dinner Plain
The Snowball Express by Alpine Spirit Coaches connects Dinner Plain with Melbourne's Southern Cross Station via Melbourne airport, Albury airport, Albury railway station, Myrtleford, Bright, Harrietville and Hotham. In addition to this direct bus service, Alpine Spirit Coaches also offers professional and personal Coach Charter services for groups and individuals. They have modern seat-belted coaches and friendly drivers who are trained to drive in hazardous-areas like ice and snow.

Park’ n ‘Ride Deal: Book Snowball Express through Hoys Snow Travel booking service and receive 50% off overnight carparking at Hoys Harrietville and 20% off ski & board packages at any Hoys Ski Shops. More info: [email protected]

To view the Snowball Express timetable or book online, visit snowballexpress.com.au, call 1300 656 546, or email [email protected]

For all types of Coach Charter Services, call Alpine Spirit Coaches on 03 5752 1333 or email [email protected].

Alps Bus Link

Omeo > Dinner Plain > Bright
The Alps Bus Link by O'Connell's Omeo Bus Services operates between Omeo and Bright three days a week on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays throughout both summer and winter months.It is an affordable transport option for those who don't want to drive in the snow between the valleys. The service also links up with V-Line train services operating from Wangaratta and Bairnsdale.

To view the timetable, visit omeobus.com.au or phone: 03 5159 1377 or 0428 591 377 to reserve your seat.

HothamBus

Sydney, Adelaide or Melbourne > Hotham > Dinner Plain
HothamBus offers daily coach services from Melbourne and Adelaide and twice weekly services from Sydney to Hotham and Dinner Plain. If you're flying from Perth or Brisbane, HothamBus offers a Bus'N'Bed package with overnight accommodation at Melbourne airport. On the mountain, HothamBus can also arrange your accommodation, equipment hire, tours, group bookings and offer unlimited travel passes for the ski season.

For more information, visit hothambus.com.au, phone 1300 781 221 or email [email protected].

Private Transfers & Taxis

Private transfers are available to transport you from Albury Airport to Hotham. Taxis are also available to take you up the mountain. For more information go to hothambus.com.au or call Hoys Ski Shop on 1800 467 669 or 03 5759 2589.

Train Connections

Wangaratta, Albury, Melbourne or Bairnsdale
The Snowball Express connects Dinner Plain with Albury train station and Melbourne Southern Cross Station. HothamBus provides services between Dinner Plain and Wangaratta train station or Melbourne Southern Cross Station. Meanwhile, the Alps Link bus can take you to the towns of Bright or Omeo. From Bright, there is a V/Line bus to Wangaratta train station, and in Omeo, you can take a bus to the V/Line in Bairnsdale

Dinner Plain to Hotham Shuttle Bus

Dinner Plain is only 11km from Mount Hotham and a daily shuttle bus connects the two villages throughout the winter season. Click here to view the timetable

Summer Travel

You can still get to Dinner Plain by bus when the snow stops falling. The Alps Link bus runs between Omeo and Bright via Dinner Plain three days a week, all year long. From here, V/Line connections can be made to Wangaratta or Bairnsdale.

See also, getting here: By Car | By Plane