Situated approximately one hour northwest of Melbourne’s CBD, getting to Hepburn Springs is easy thanks to a variety of excellent roads that offer scenic and direct routes. Travelling along the Western, Hume and Calder Highways and Tullamarine Freeway, each route passes through the Macedon Ranges and Daylesford, reach Hepburn Springs within 90 minutes.
From Melbourne’s city centre, take the Westgate Bridge turning onto the Western Ring Road and taking the Western Highway exit to the left following the signs to Ballarat. Continue along the Western Highway for approximately one hour until you approach the Ballan/Daylesford exit. Take the left turnoff then make a right, following the signs through Daylesford and all the way to Hepburn Springs.
For an alternate route, take the Bolte Bridge and Citylink toll road then exit onto the Calder Freeway. Continue on the Calder Freeway before taking the exit towards Woodend township. From here, follow the signs towards Dalyesford and Hepburn Springs, passing through Woodend and Trentham before arriving in Hepburn Springs. Similarly, if you’re arriving at the Melbourne Airport take the Calder Highway all the way to Woodend then turn left, passing through Daylesford and following the signs to Hepburn Springs.
Upon arriving in Hepburn Springs, visitors will enjoy the extensive network of well-maintained roads that connect the region and surrounding towns. Making it easy to get from luxury accommodation to health retreats and indulgent day spas as well as art galleries, cafes, country pubs and local wineries, everything is practically at your front door. Not to mention, there are some fantastic scenic drives to be had between nearby towns and natural attractions.
However if you require public transport in order to get to Hepburn Springs, there are a number of services that operate out of Melbourne including the convenient V/Line rail services as well as local bus companies who operate connecting services between railway stations and nearby towns.