If you have been trying to book a bus seat over the past week without luck we suggest calling V/Line on 136 196 as they have added buses on the Thursday/Friday morning departure and Sunday return.
Those timetable and connection details again:
Timetable and connection information for those departing on Thursday or Friday and returning on Sunday is as follows:
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BUS DEPARTURE - MELBOURNE TO MT. BULLER
V/Line bus service from Southern Cross to Mansfield.
ATP bus service from Mansfield to Mt. Buller.
Departs: midday (meeting the 11.35 V - Line)
Note: Only the morning V/Line bus departure from Melbourne will connect with the ATP bus service in Mansfield. If you're on the evening bus service from Melbourne you will need to arrange alternative transport to the mountain once you arrive in Mansfield.
SUNDAY BUS DEPARTURE - MT. BULLER TO MELBOURNE
ATP bus service from Mt. Buller to Mansfield.
V/Line bus service from Mansfield to Southern Cross.
To book your V/Line bus ticket please visit the V/Line website or call them on 136 196.
To book your ATP bus ticket please contact High Country Reservations on 1800 BULLER.
Note: V/Line bus can collect passengers who book a ticket in advance from any of the following stops on the way to Mansfield:
Southern Cross Station - Box Hill - Nunawading - Ringwood - Croydon - Lilydale - Yarra Glen - Glenburn - Yea - Molesworth - Yarck - Merton - Woodfield - Bonnie Doon - Maindample
For further details regarding departure times and pickup points please visit the V/Line website. Further assistance can also be obtained by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org