Departing from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne, buses travel via Castlemaine and Bendigo throughout the day.
You can also get a bus from Sydney, via Canberra and Albury.
After your Swan Hill visit, you can continue to travel to Mildura and then onto Adelaide.
So sit back, relax and press play on your favorite podcast or audiobook as you take in the Mallee scenery.
Major car rental businesses including Hertz and Nifty operate from Swan Hill.
If your flying into Melbourne or even Bendigo, pick a rental car from the airport or hire one from Swan Hill for a day or two to explore the region.