Trotters Coaches operate various V/Line services throughout Victoria and can assist you with travel enquiries on all the services below. We take pride in our friendly staff and modern fleet of coaches which are all wheelchair and toilet equipped.

V/Line will be issuing new timetables effective 27th August 2017. These new timetables can be accessed via the links below.  Be sure to check the V/Line website for timetable enquiries up until 27th August 2017.

Altered timetables will also be in effect on PUBLIC HOLIDAYS and days where temperatures are above 36 degrees. In this instance a HEAT timetable will apply. If you intend to travel on V/Line on these days please refer to the V/Line website for the amended timetables or call V/Line on 1800 800 007.


      ​Ararat <> Warrnambool (via Hamilton)

      Mt Gambier Melbourne (via Casterton, Hamilton and Ballarat)

      Mildura <> Melbourne (via Donald, Maryborough and Ballarat) 

      Mildura <> Ballarat (via Swan Hill, Bendigo and Castlemaine) 

      Casterton   Mt Gambier <> Melbourne (via Port Fairy, Warrnambool and Geelong)

Hamilton Railway Station

John Colcott is located at the Hamilton Railway Station and has been helping move people from place to place for nearly 50 years. He is a wealth of information and can be contacted at the Station for assistance regarding V/Line ticket purchases and timetable enquiries.

      Hamilton Railway Station
      Ph: (03) 5571 1682
      Open Hours:
Monday to Friday 6:10am-4:30pm, and 20 minutes prior to departure times for the purchase of tickets on Weekends and Public Holidays
      Closed Hours: between 12:30pm-2pm Weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays and all Public Holidays (except 20 minutes prior to departure for the purchase of tickets).

For all V/Line enquiries, including after hours, call 1800 800 007 or go to the V/Line website.  V/Line staff members can help you with all queries including the following:

  • Myki
  • Group Travel (available for groups of 12 or more)
  • Metro travel
  • Customer feedback
  • Timetables
  • Wheelchair bookings