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Getting to Bendigo’s Arts Precinct

Bendigo is located approximately 150km northwest of Melbourne.

By car

The estimated travelling time from Melbourne to Bendigo is 90 minutes, via the Calder Highway.


There are 5000+ car parking spaces around Bendigo CBD. On-street parking is available around The Capital, on View Street and Rowan Street. Please note time restrictions and meters are in place between 8.30am and 5.30pm. Check the signs.

Off-street parking is available in the QEO car park and is located behind The Capital.

On-street parking is available around the Bendigo Town Hall. Meters and time restrictions apply.

There are a number of car parks in close proximity to Ulumbarra Theatre including Park Road (behind the Golden Dragon Museum) and the QEO car park.

For carpark opening hours and more information about parking in Bendigo visit the City of Greater Bendigo’s where to park or download the Car Parking map via the link below.

By train

By train estimated travelling time from Melbourne to Bendigo is 90 minutes. The arts precinct is approximately a 15-minute walk from Bendigo train station. For Bendigo train timetables, fares, maps, and travel information visit or phone V/Line on 1800 800 007.

By bus

From Bendigo train station you can catch a number 3 or number 5 bus to the View Street arts precinct. If you are heading to Ulumbarra Theatre, take a short walk via the Gaol Road extension which feeds from the QEO car park to the theatre's main entrance. For local bus timetables visit or 

Car Parking map

BV&E acknowledges the Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands where our venues stand and where we share stories through art and culture.

We acknowledge and pay respect to their Elders past, present and future.