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IMPORTANT INFORMATION Due to continuing staffing shortages, increasing operational costs and the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be operating our full route bus services for the 2022 snow season. We do apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Please check the services available for your preferred dates of travel by clicking on the Book Now button. Thank you for your understanding.

Snowball Express


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Travel with us!

Need to get to Mt Hotham and/or Dinner Plain the safest, affordable and quickest way available – contact us today! Our Alpine reputation will make it easy for you to decide.

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We are locals!

No pretending here! We live, work and play in the North East of Victoria. Being the local coach charter services operator has its advantages, we know what we are doing!

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Snow Experiences

Operating for over 24+ years, we have the associates and systems in place as to ensure your Snow Fun & Experiences start once you jump onboard. We are part of the Alpine community - just ask around.

Take the Bus: Don’t worry, be happy and save!

Take the worry out of buying anti-freeze, stress in hiring & fitting chains, inconvenience in damaging your vehicle, & then the hazards of driving in the snow and ice.

What a hassle! Instead, enjoy the heated comfort of our modern coaches complete with DVD & toilet (not applicable to all services – toilet stops will be made along the way), as our experienced Alpine area trained drivers safely take you to the summit of Mt Hotham.

Snowball Express

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Your Unique Snow Holiday Experience starts with us. It’s your choice!

Your Mt Hotham Bus Transport: The Snowball Express - Mt Hotham Bus provides a long standing professional scheduled Direct Route Bus service – during the annual Australian Snow season.

We provide the safest means of transport to and from Mt Hotham & Dinner Plain Village areas.  Our coaches operate daily from Melbourne, Myrtleford, Bright and Harrietville and service the entire Mt Hotham Village including Dinner Plain.

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Alpine Spirit Coaches

Snowball Express - Mt Hotham Bus is operated by Alpine Spirit Coaches, a local family who employ local people supporting local businesses, we are the proven experts that come recommended by the Mountain Resorts – just ask!

Over 24 years of experience, a State Government approved bus service, friendly drivers and repetitive business, why wouldn’t you travel with us?

Private Snow Transfers

An Exclusive personal caring service like no other!

Melbourne, Albury (wherever!) to  Mt Hotham, Dinner Plain or Falls Creek, Alpine Spirit Coaches offers a Unique Snow Experience with our private door to door charter bus services and luxury limo four wheel drive packages.

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