Travelling to Latrobe City


From Melbourne

An easy 90 minutes’ drive along the M1 Freeway following the signs to Warragul.  Continue past Warragul, Yarragon and Trafalgar and you will reach Moe, the first town within Latrobe City.  Further along the Freeway, approximately 15 minutes’ drive is Morwell, the centre of Latrobe City’s three major towns.  Another 10 minutes’ drive will bring you into Traralgon.

From Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)

Following City Link (electronic tollway) will bring you towards Melbourne’s south eastern suburbs and the M1 Freeway.  Follow signpost to M1 Freeway, South Eastern suburbs and Warragul and continue on the M1 to Moe, Morwell or Traralgon.

IMPORTANT: To travel on the City Link tollway, you will need to purchase a pass (if you do not have an E-Tag).  Find out more information or purchase a City Link pass or phone 13 26 29.

From New South Wales border

Latrobe City is accessible via the Princes Highway (A1) from the east coast if you are travelling from the New South Wales border.  You will pass major towns including Lakes Entrance, Bairnsdale and Sale before you reach Latrobe City’s major hub; Traralgon.  It is just under two hours’ drive from Lakes Entrance.  Continue your journey to Morwell (approximately 10 minutes) and Moe is just a further 20 minutes.


V/Line rail services run every hour between Melbourne and Traralgon, departing Southern Cross Station in Melbourne’s central business district.

For more information on timetables and fares please contact V/Line; phone 136 196 or visit to download a current Gippsland timetable.

Getting around Latrobe City

Latrobe City has four major towns in Moe, Morwell, Churchill and Traralgon.  Each of these towns are linked through strong rail and bus connections.

Moe, Morwell and Traralgon are situated on the Gippsland Rail Corridor and services run between the towns on an hourly basis. For information, please call V/Line on 136 196 or go to to download a current Gippsland timetable.

Public Transport Victoria can help you plan your public transport journey.


Latrobe Valley Bus Lines operate both inter and intra city services between Traralgon, Morwell, Moe and Churchill.

Visit Latrobe Valley Bus Lines or call 03 5134 2055 for further information.


Each of the four major towns provides both inter and intra city taxi service.

Churchill Taxis (03) 5122 1000

Moe Taxis (03) 5127 1633

Morwell Taxis (03) 5134 4772

Traralgon Taxis (03) 5174 6511


Major car and truck rental companies are located in Traralgon.

Hertz: (03) 5176 5100

AVIS (03) 8781 8611

Turnbull’s Hire 1300 664 068

American Classic Limousines Pty Ltd (03) 5133 7692

Prestige Hummers (03) 5176 0600