BUY TICKETS ONLINE

You can now pre-book tickets online for return trips from Belgrave to Lakeside and Gembrook return! Online bookings are available until 8am on day of travel. After this time, tickets are also available from our station on a first come first served basis. Find out more


PUFFING BILLY TIMETABLES

Click here for timetables 1 April to 31 October 2014

Click here for timetables 1 November 2014 to 30 April 2015

 

FARES:

28 JUNE 2014 TO 26 JUNE 2015

Belgrave to Emerald or Lakeside OR Emerald or Lakeside to Gembrook

Adult Child Concession
Family
Single Return Single Return Single Return Return
$30.00 $49.00 $15.00 $25.00 $24.00 $39.00 $99.00

Belgrave to Gembrook

Adult Child
Concession Family
Single Return Single Return Single Return Return
$43.00 $65.00 $21.00 $32.50 $34.00 $51.00 $131.00

Belgrave to Menzies Creek OR Menzies Creek to Lakeside

Adult Child Concession Family
Single Return Single Return Single Return Not available
$21.50 $29.00 $10.50 $15.00 $17.50 $23.00

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ARRIVAL TIMES: Passengers are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure on weekdays and 45 minutes prior on weekends/public holidays.

GROUPS AND FAMILIES:   Please ensure you are ready to board the train 30 minutes prior to departure time. Puffing Billy is very popular and allowing extra time makes it easier to find seats for you all in the same carriage.

DISCOUNT FAMILY TICKET: A family ticket is valid for up to 2 adults and up to 4 children (Gift vouchers available).

CONCESSIONS:

Concession fares are available to Australian bearers of:

  • Australian Government Health Care Card
  • Student Card
  • Seniors
  • Pensioners

Concession fares are available to New Zealand bearers of:

  • SuperGold cards

Concession cards must be presented when purchasing your ticket.

CHILDREN: Children are aged 4 to 16 years both inclusive. Under 4 years of age, not occupying a seat, are carried FREE on excursion trains only, excluding special events.

PRAMS: Due to the narrow carriage doors on our heritage carriages, only folding or narrow type prams that can be placed under seats can be accommodated on Puffing Billy.

DISCOUNTS: Discounts are available for pre-booked group travel (20 or more paying passengers on a return journey) throughout the year, except on Sundays, Public Holidays and School Holidays.

YHA AND HOSTELLING INTERNATIONAL CARD HOLDERS receive a 10 % discount on standard fares (Adult, Child and concession) on Excursion Trains upon presentation of their card at the Puffing Billy booking office. Excludes family passes, dining trains and special events. Valid until 30 September 2015.