Victorian icon, Puffing Billy, will return to the railway on Saturday 28 November 2020 as metropolitan Melbourne continues to take safe and gradual steps toward COVID Normal.
Loved by generations for over 100 years, Puffing Billy is one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world. Kids and adults alike will love the feeling of the wind in their hair as they wind through the lush rainforest and beautiful fern gullies of the magnificent Dandenong Ranges National Park, enjoying the views from the iconic open-sided carriages.

Located one hour east of Melbourne, it makes for the perfect day out for the whole family. This century-old steam train is still running on its original 24-kilometre mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook, and the convenience of catching the train at any of its stations is a great way to experience the region. Puffing Billy Railway is now a major tourist attraction and operates every day (except Christmas Day), thanks to the tireless efforts of more than 600 dedicated volunteers.

In addition to the excursion train experience, guests also have the choice of booking:

- Private Carriage Hire – Enjoy the privacy and comfort of your own exclusive carriage with family or friends.
- Picnic and lunch packs are available to pre-purchase to enjoy on the train or at the picturesque Emerald Lake Park (Lakeside Station)

Content: Puffing Billy Steam Railway
Type Entry cost
Indicative prices

Excursion train tickets available online until 8:00 am on the day of travel. Family fares are available for up to two adults and up to four children.

$31.50 - $157.00

Children under four travel free.

$31.50 - $39.50
Opening hours:
  • Daily: Closed
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details
  • Café
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Kiosk
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Shop
  • COVID Ready by ATEC
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave, Victoria, 3160

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