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Getting to Falls Creek

Self Driving
There are several ways to travel to Falls Creek.  Falls Creek is the closest alpine resort to Albury, an easy day’s drive from Sydney & four and a half hour drive from Melbourne. You can reach Falls Creek in a comfortable day of driving from most locations in Victoria and New South Wales.

In winter you will need to carry snow chains at all times and buy a Resort Entry permit before entering the resort at Howman’s Gap. During summer there is no charge for vehicle entry to the resort.

Private Services
Falls Bus offers premium coach transfers from Melbourne CBD, Tullamarine Airport along with shuttle connections from most Qantas Flights at Albury Airport directly to Falls Creek

Falls Creak Coach Service/Caltex Tawonga has winter fuel and good value chain hire 7 days a week. They offer undercover and outdoor park and ride service from Mount Beauty for those not wanting the hassle of driving up the mountain. 

Mount Beauty Transfers Offers pick-ups from Melbourne Airport, Albury Airport, Albury/Wodonga, Bright, Mt Beauty, Falls Creek, or Mt Hotham.  Personal transport for solo travelers, couples, families, and small groups (up to six passengers), fixed fare, flexible pick-up times, and no charge for luggage trailers and child seats.

Public Transport
Various options are available to get visitors most of the way to Falls Creek via the Victorian and New South Wales regional rail services. Visit V/Line Website | Visit NSW Trainlink Website

Resort Entry and Parking

Outside of the declared snow season, no resort entry or parking fee applies.
During the declared snow season, Resort Entry & Parking Fees apply.  This fee helps provide parking facilities and snow clearing services, cross country trails, and ski patrol. To purchase your resort entry permit please go to

During winter, parking is in the resort’s overnight car park. Parking attendants will direct you where to unload your luggage and show the driver where to park.

In summer, there is street parking available throughout the village. During peak times including Christmas/New Year, Peaks Challenge and Easter, village access may be limited. You will be able to access the village to unload/load luggage but will be required to park your car in the resorts overnight car park area.

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Snow chains are a legal requirement for ALL vehicles entering Falls Creek alpine resort. All vehicles (including 2WD & 4WD) must carry a pair of snow chains even when the roads are clear during the declared snow season. Random checks from police will be carried out during the season and fines do apply. Snow chains can be hired from various ski hire and service stations on your way to Falls Creek or you may wish to purchase/hire them before you commence your journey. There is designated snow chain fitting bays along the mountain ascent so make sure you are aware of how to fit chains correctly. Make sure you have a torch, towel, gloves and a plastic sheet as you never what time of the day or in what conditions you may need to fit snow chains.

Accommodation Transfer Service

During the winter season when the village roads are closed, the accommodate transfer services takes you and your luggage from the car park to your accommodation. See more information

LIft and lesson products

When possible, purchase your lift tickets online and in advance to secure the best price for your snow holiday.  Tickets can also be purchased in the village bowl or in slalom plaza at a Falls Creek Sports outlet.

Book your Adult Lessons or Kids Lessons online and 7+ days in advance for the best price and to ensure your spot


To make the most of your time on the snow be sure to plan your hire in advance. Visit our Equipment Hire page or chat to our friendly staff to pick a hire outlet nearest to your accommodation.  

What's on at Falls creek

From night shows, fireworks and a visit from Pete the Snow Dragon; to racing, freestyle, and music events, there's always something happening at falls creek. For more details check on our Events Page