If travelling to Falls Creek by car, check out the following link for detailed maps and useful trip information – Driving to Falls Creek
Mount Beauty is the closest town to Falls Creek and the best place to hire chains. Falls Creek Coach Service has chains for hire and gives lesson fitting them. For current pricing; Chain Hire
Note: All vehicles MUST carry chains. It is a requirement by law. Failing to do so may incur a fine.
Falls Creek does not have a fuel station. Mt Beauty, located approximately 33kms at the bottom of the mountain, is the closest fuel stop and all drivers should fill their vehicle up before making their way up the mountain. Mt Beauty fuel stations are open from 7am–7pm during the snow season 7 days a week.
In winter, diesel vehicles should fill up with Alpine Diesel from Mt Beauty or other local suppliers to ensure their vehicle works correctly in the cold conditions.
From Mount Beauty head along the Bogong High Plains (BHP) Road to Falls Creek (30kms). Once you reach the Village of Falls Creek, take the first right, Falls Creek Road, then take the third left, Sitzmark Street. Astra is located approx 150m on the right.
Falls Creek is a 4.5 hour drive (356km) from Melbourne (closest international airport) or 1.5hr drive from Albury (closest regional airport). Falls Creek is a day’s drive from Sydney (690km).
Falls Creek Coaches
Falls Creek Coaches provides daily services to Falls Creek from Melbourne, Albury and Mt Beauty. For bookings and timetables visit; Falls Creek Coach Service.
Falls Bus operates a coach service to Falls Creek from Melbourne & Tullamarine Airport up to 11 times in each direction per week. Plus our express coach services from Sydney & Adelaide, all offering interlined tickets with oversnow transport to your room door when booking with Falls Bus. For bookings visit; Falls Bus.
Avoid the long drive and hassle of snow chains this winter by arriving at Falls Creek Resort with Forest Air Helicopters. Helicopter flights operate daily up the mountain in only 6 minutes from Mt Beauty and 35 minutes from Albury. For more information; Helicopter Service
When you arrive at the Howman’s Gap Resort Entry Station four kilometres from the village, you will need to purchase a Resort Entry Permit for the duration of your stay. For more detailed information; Resort Entry