Visit Sunshine

Getting to Sunshine is easy via all forms of transport.  Sunshine CBD is 12 km from Melbourne with plenty of FREE parking, a bus interchange and a premium train station in the heart of the shopping precinct. Public transport is the best way to get to Sunshine.

Visiting Sunshine by Train

Sunshine is a regional railway transport hub for trains to and from Ballarat, Melton and Geelong. If travelling from Melbourne it’s a 20-minute ride – catch a Sunbury or Watergardens train. Plan your journey here: PTV logo & link to…


Plan Your Journey

Visiting Sunshine by Taxi or Uber

Direct your ride to 301 Hampshire Rd Sunshine


Visiting Sunshine by Bus

Sunshine is connected to Melbourne and the west with 18 bus routes that terminate or travel via Sunshine.  4 buses travel along Hampshire Road stopping at the Sunshine Marketplace and Sunshine Plaza shopping centre front doors – 220, 408, 903 and 942.

Bus Routes;

  • 216: Sunshine Station – Brighton Beach
  • 219: Sunshine South – Gardenvale
  • 220: Sunshine – City – Gardenvale
  • 400: Sunshine Station – Laverton
  • 408: St Albans Station– Highpoint SC
  • 410: Sunshine Station – Footscray
  • 420: Sunshine Station – Watergardens
  • 422: Sunshine Station – Brimbank Central SC
  • 426: Caroline Springs – Sunshine Station
  • 427: Sunshine Station – Sunshine West
  • 428: Sunshine Station – Sunshine West
  • 451: Sunshine – Deer Park North
  • 454: Sunshine – West Sunshine
  • 456: Sunshine – Melton
  • 471: Williamstown – Sunshine Station
  • 903: Altona – Mordialloc (SMARTBUS Service)
  • 941: Melbourne –Watergardens (Nightrider Service)
  • 942: Melbourne – St Albans (Nightrider Service)


Visiting Sunshine by Car

If you are travelling by car to Sunshine most car parking is free with restrictions of 1-2 hours along Hampshire Road and side streets. The best parking with 3 hours limits is around the Marketplace on Harvester Road and under the Plaza – entry via Service St or Hertford Rd. There is free 1–2 hour free parking in Clarke St and Dawson St. A new MULTIDECK car park in George St allows you to park all day for just $4 payable by card only and closes at 10pm. Durham Rd Sth Sunshine has 2-4 hour carparking. Both sides of the train station has all day car parking areas.


Image courtesy of Brimbank Council