Welcome to the beautiful Melbourne seaside suburbWilliamstown in Victoria, Australia. Approximately 9 km south-west of Melbourne’s central business district in the local government area of the City of Hobsons Bay.

Surrounded by water on three sides, Williamstown is famous for its bustling cafes, trendy restaurants and bars, boutique stores, beautiful history, tree lined streets and breathtaking views of Melbourne’s city skyline.

Williamstown’s attractive main commercial precinct is located along Ferguson Street and Douglas Parade where you’ll find beautiful boutiques, friendly cafes and stores for all yours needs and desires. Around the corner in Nelson Place you’ll find historic buildings which are now restaurants, hotels and galleries, the beautiful Commonwealth Reserve and a stunning view of Melbourne CBD over the bay.

Williamstown has a charming country feel while still being a stones throw away from the hustle and bustle of the City. Whether you arrive by car, bike, bus or ferry Williamstown will welcome you and make you feel right at home.

If you are planning a trip to Williamstown you can reach our wonderful town via car, train or for something different why not catch the ferry.


Williamstown is approximately 15min from the Melbourne CBD via the West Gate Freeway.


Williamstown is a 30min train journey from Flinders Street Station and is the last station on the Williamstown Line.  Trains stop at three stations in the Williamstown area: North Williamstown, Williamstown Beach and Williamstown.  You may be required to change trains at Footscray or Newport.  Trains operate between Newport and Williamstown every 10min during the day on Monday to Friday.

On late evenings and weekends trains will operate between Williamstown and Newport only with a connecting train at Newport.  Trains then operate to Flinders Street, operating via the City Loop on weekends.  Evening and weekend services operate every 20 to 30min.


Ferries leave from Berth 1, Southgate and depart daily at 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 4.30pm. The trip takes approximately 1hr.

We hope to see you soon.