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Nearest travel links
|Airport||Tullarmarine International Airport - Melbourne 25 255 km|
|Train station||Wangaratta 55 km|
|Car||Car not necessary|
Activities near King Valley
|Sports||Golf course on site or within 15 min walk, Water sports, Horse riding, Fishing|
|Great for||Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, City breaks, Cycling holidays|
How to get there
Travelling by car
From Melbourne CBD to Cheshunt
Melbourne CBD is located about 255km to the south west of Cheshunt. The shortest route from Melbourne CBD is via Citylink and the Western Ring Road (tolls apply), joining the Hume Freeway on the city's northern outskirts. Travel time is approximately 2 hours 50 minutes. From Wangaratta take the Wangaratta-Whitfield Road. Cheshunt is 55km from Wangaratta and 5km past Whitfield.
From the eastern suburbs to Whitfield & Cheshunt
An alternative route to the King Valley is via the Melba Highway (B300). From Lilydale the distance to Whitfield and Cheshunt is about 210km. Travel time is approximately 2 hours 50 minutes. This has some lovely scenery on a winding road.
Take the hume highway through Albury and onto Wangaratta. Then from Wangaratta take Ryley street turn off then Murdoch Road which continues into Wangaratta-Whitfield Road. Cheshunt is 55km from Wangaratta and 5km past Whitfield. About 35 minute drive to Wangaratta. Sydney is about 7 hours drive to Cheshunt.
When driving through Wangaratta you will pass the Visitor Information Centre on your left just after going through the first roundabout (100-104 Murphy Street, ph 1800 801 065; open daily).
Sydney or Melbourne International Airports.
The nearest airport providing scheduled services is in Albury, approximately 1 hour 25 minutes drive time to Cheshunt. Services from Sydney are provided by Qantaslink, Regional Express and Virgin Blue Airlines. Regional Express provides a daily service from Melbourne and Brindabella Airlines flies from Canberra Monday-Friday.
V-Line operates daily rail services from Melbourne to Wangaratta.
There are coaches from both Melbourne and Sydney.
There is also a local bus service from Wangaratta to Cheshunt 3 days per week monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Departs Wangaratta Corner Ovens & Rowan Street 3.00pm arrives Cheshunt 4.10pm
www.wangarattacoachlines.com.au +61 3 57221843
The following hire car services are available from Albury Airport terminal:
Avis - ph (02) 6021 5399
Budget - ph (02) 6021 0022
Europcar - ph (02) 6021 6463
Hertz - ph (02) 6021 6166
Thrifty - ph (02) 6021 6415
Avis - (03) 5721 7000
Hertz - (03) 5722 1422
Personal Pick up
I usually travel into Wangaratta once per week and can arrange to pick visitors up at the station or arranged point if suitable.