Getting Here

About an hour from anywhere? Well maybe a bit more than an hour in some cases, but Rutherglen is easily accessed no matter where you are travelling from.

Ideally located on the Murray Valley Highway, and just off the M31 Hume Highway, Rutherglen is an ideal base to explore Victoria's High Country, from the rivers to the mountains and everything in between.

Road

Rutherglen is a 3 hour drive from Melbourne via the M31 Hume Freeway. Take the Hume Highway north, and exit at Springhurst for the final 15km stretch into Rutherglen.

Sydney is a 6 hour drive to Rutherglen via the M31 Hume Freeway to the Murray Valley Highway overpass (15km south of Albury Wodonga). Follow the Murray Valley Highway for approximately 25km directly into Rutherglen.

Canberra is a 4 hour drive from Rutherglen. Take the Barton Highway north, exiting onto the southbound lanes of the Hume Highway. Remain on the Hume Highway, exiting at the Murray Valley Highway overpass (15km sough of Albury Wodonga) Follow the Murray Valley Highway for approximately 25km into Rutherglen.

Air

Albury airport is about 50 minutes from Rutherglen. Qantas and REX (Regional Express) operate several flights daily from Melbourne and Sydney. Check airline websites for current flight information. Hire cars are available from Albury Airport.

Train

Rail services run daily from Melbourne and Sydney to Wangaratta and Albury. View VLine and NSW TrainLink XPT for timetable information.

Bus

VLine also operates regular coach service from Melborne, Wangaratta and Adelaide. View timetables at www.vline.com.au.

Town Maps

Download our Rutherglen town map here, or our regional driving map here.

Indigo Shire Council

Find Your Route

Only 300kms from Melbourne and 600kms from Sydney, Rutherglen is accessible by road, by air into Albury and by rail to Wangaratta.

Find Your Activity

Sunday Series

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Roam Rutherglen Winery Walkabout

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The Farmers Daughters

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Rutherglen Rotary Country Fair

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Gold and Grapes Garden Suites

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Rutherglen Seasonal Food Foray

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Rutherglen Vintage Bike Ride

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Sip and Pour Wine Tours

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“The Shop” Accommodation in Wahgunyah

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La Bella Rosa

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Savoy Truffle Co

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Buller Wines Vineyard View Cabins

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Winter Graze

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