After having an absolute blast at Spilt Milk 2019 you and your mates are going to want an exit strategy. Where are you going to meet? How are you getting to the afterparty? Who’s shouting the Uber? To save you the stress, here are the best ways to make sure you get back home safely.
If you’ve pre-booked a bus through Melbourne on the Move, you will be able to jump on exactly where it drops you off. You’ll find your buses just across from the festival entrance, past Caretakers Drive.
To book buses to and from Spilt Milk Ballarat, head to the Melbourne on the Move website.
Free Bus Shuttles
If you’re heading back to town for some after-partying or back to your digs, there will be shuttle buses from Gillies Street heading to town, both Big 4’s, Fed Uni and other accom hotspots in Ballarat. Find out where the buses will be heading after Spilt Milk Ballarat here.
Uber or Taxi home
You can grab an Uber or Taxi from the designated pick up zones on Sturt Street, at the top of Victoria Park.
Haven’t got the Uber app? Download it for free here.
Get picked up
There will be road closures around Victoria Park for Spilt Milk, so make sure your lift knows where they can pick you up from in advance. There is a designated public drop off and pick up zone on Sturt Street at the top of Victoria park.
The Ballarat train station is currently closed for construction. If you’re heading back to Melbourne at the end of the night via PTV, you’ll need to grab one of the free shuttles from Gillies street that will take you to Wendouree Station. From there you can jump onto an express bus to Southern Cross station, or a stopping service as required. Services will be departing every five minutes from 10PM to 11:45PM. Regular V/Line myki charges apply.
Seats on these services are not guaranteed. To book a guaranteed seat to Spilt Milk and back, check out the pre-booked bus services on offer here.
Confident to kick it on foot? It’ll be a 40 minute walk roughly from the event site back into town.
Stay safe by following the signs, sticking to footpaths and listening to instructions from traffic controllers and police officers.
Keep an eye out on the Spilt Milk map and for directional signs on event day showing you the way to the pick up zones.