Hamilton is about 300 kilometres west of Melbourne. The RMIT site is accessible by train, bus, major highways and is also serviced by a regional airport.
Train and bus
From Melbourne Southern Cross Station, take the V/Line regional train towards Ararat. Get off at Ballarat Railway Station (Ballarat Central) and transfer to theV/Line Coach service towards Mt Gambier SA, stopping at Hamilton Railway Station.
From Hamilton Railway Station, take local bus service Route 3 to RMIT Hamilton.
Check Public Transport Victoria for details of connecting services.
Sharp Airlines fly daily from Essendon Airport to Hamilton Airport, which is 11 kilometres from the Melbourne city centre. Flight time is 40 minutes.
Take the Western Freeway (M8) north-west to Ballarat, then head south-west to the Glenelg Highway (B160). Continue west until you arrive at Hamilton.
Travel west along the Hamilton Highway (B140) via Mortlake.
Take the Western Highway (A8) to Horsham, then travel south on the Henty Highway (A200) direct to Hamilton.
All staff or visitors of RMIT Hamilton with private vehicles must use the main car park on the eastern side of the main driveway.
If this car park is full you can park on the roadways but avoid the main north-south pavement between the Ballarat Road and Chatsworth Road entrances if possible.
No vehicles are allowed on the paved areas at the rear of the student lounge (between the student lounge and the textile building) or on the paving extending from the main roadway to building 602.
No vehicles are to be parked off the sealed areas without advance permission.
Short-term car park
This car park, located in front of the Handbury Building, is designated for short-term visitors or drop-offs only.
Plan your journey
Visit the Public Transport Victoria website for timetables, tickets and information.