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.

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> <> Melbourne (via Hamilton, Warrnambool, Terang and Geelong)

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

Hamilton Railway Station

We welcome Gary Nield to our team at Trotters Coaches. Gary replaced John Colcott who had helped move people from place to place for 50 years. We wish John all the best in his well earned retirement.

Gary is a local man with a wealth of knowledge and experience in our local region. He 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