Bendigo travel guide

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You're Going to Love Bendigo

With a population of 100,617, Bendigo is a must-see destination in Victoria, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Bendigo

Bendigo CBD is the neighborhood with the most restaurants in Bendigo. These include popular favorites such as The Woodhouse Restaurant (101 Williamson Street), Brougham Arms Hotel (150 Williamson Street) and The Boardwalk Bendigo (28 Nolan Street). If you’re looking for affordable options, Bendigo Gallery Cafe (42 View Street) and Hustler Bendigo (Shop 11, Bendigo Bank Central) are great picks.

When to visit Bendigo

Bendigo in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bendigo in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Bendigo in January, when the average temperature is 69.8 °F, and the highest can go up to 84.2 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 39.2 °F, with an average temperature of 44.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 2.4″. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Bendigo, with an average rainfall of 1.2″.

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How to Get to Bendigo


When flying to Bendigo, you’ll arrive at Bendigo (BXG), which is located 5 km from the city center.


Another option to get to Bendigo is to pick up a car rental from Melbourne, which is about 132 km from Bendigo. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Thrifty, among others, in Melbourne.

Airports near Bendigo

Airlines serving Bendigo

United Airlines
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American Airlines
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Air France
Good (403 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,337 reviews)
British Airways
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
Good (1,456 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (283 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (317 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
Excellent (2,643 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (783 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (441 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
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Where to stay in Bendigo

Average rates range from around $156 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $168 and up for a 5-star experience. There are also lots of vacation rental options in Bendigo, with prices from $66 to $739 per night. Bendigo CBD is the neighborhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, vacation rentals in Bendigo are about 43% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Bendigo

Most booked hotels in Bendigo

All Seasons Resort Hotel Bendigo
Excellent (8.7, 2238 reviews)
Best Western Crystal Inn
Excellent (8.5, 503 reviews)
Quality Hotel Lakeside
Excellent (8.3, 2272 reviews)
Barclay On View
Excellent (8, 1230 reviews)
Hotel Shamrock Bendigo
Excellent (8, 961 reviews)
Mercure Bendigo Schaller
Good (7.9, 1903 reviews)
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Renting a car in Bendigo

Expect to pay $4.28 per gallon in Bendigo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $51.33 and $68.44. The most frequently booked car type in Bendigo is Compact (Class Compact Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Hyundai i20 or similar) are, on average, 51% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.