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How long does it take to get to Bright?

  • Melbourne 3.5 - 4 hrs
  • Melbourne Airport 3.5 hrs
  • Albury Airport 1.20 hrs
  • Albury/Wodonga 1.15 hrs
  • Sydney 8 hrs
  • Canberra 5.5 hrs
  • Geelong 3.45 hrs
  • Bendigo 3 hrs
By Road

About 3 ½ hours' from Melbourne via the Hume Highway to the Milawa Gourmet Region exit, (2 k's from McDonalds at GlenRowan). Follow the Snow Road through Oxley and Milawa, turn right into the Great Alpine Road towards Myrtleford/Bright, and continue through Porepunkah towards Bright. About 8 hours from Sydney via the Hume Highway turn left onto the Great Alpine Road near Wangaratta and continue towards Bright.

In Bright the Great Alpine Road becomes Gavin Street, turn right into Anderson Street, then right into Wood Street. Westwood Lodge is on the left if entering from Anderson Street. Entering Bright from the Great Alpine Road over the Alps from the direction of Mt Hotham, the Great Alpine Road becomes Delaney Ave, then Gavin Street, turn left into Anderson Street, and then right into Wood Street.

By Air

From Melbourne / Sydney /Albury Airports then follow the above directions.

By Train

From Wangaratta station there is a V/Line Bus to Bright. The Bus terminal is at the Alpine Hotel in Bright. Wood Street is diagonally to the right across the road, a 2 minute walk to Westwood Lodge. Upon request guests can be picked up from the Bus Terminal.
If you would like more specific directions please phone us.

  • National Park 35km - Mt Buffalo/Mt Hotham/Falls Creek.
  • Ovens River 300m - 3 minute level walk.
  • Bowling Club 2km - 1/2hr flat walk, 4 minutes in Car.
  • Post Office/Shops 150m - 2 minutes flat walk.
  • City and/or Town 150m - Flat 2 minute walk.
  • Restaurants 75 - 300 m - Sasha's/Simone's/Poplar's/Cosy Kangaroo/Liquid Amber/The Oriental
  • Coach Station 150m - Flat 2 minute walk.