Those driving home from the Lorne Falls Festival today are advised to leave early and avoid driving at night. 

Drivers heading to Melbourne should take the inland route via the Princes Freeway. Do not take the busy Great Ocean Road as there will be significant delays. 

In the event conditions change, always follow the direction of emergency services. 

For those using public transport, V/Line coaches to Geelong will depart from the Lorne coach stop on Mountjoy Parade near Otway Street at 1.32pm, 4.01pm and 5.17pm today (Sunday 29 December). All coaches will connect with trains from Geelong to Melbourne. 

Trains from Geelong station to Melbourne depart every 40 minutes during the day on Sunday and every 20 minutes on Monday. 

On Monday an extreme heat timetable will be in operation which will see some extended journey times to ensure services run safely, so plan ahead
Whichever way you’re getting home, take lots of water with you and allow plenty of time.