Getting to Canberra...
By Car, Coach, Rail, or Plane?
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Travel by Car
From Sydney - Direct driving route:
Leave via the M5 tollway, connecting to Hume Highway 31. Turn off after Goulburn on to the Federal Highway.
From Melbourne - Direct driving route:
Follow the City Link tollway to the western ring road, connecting to the Hume Highway. Near Yass, take the Barton Highway turn off to Canberra.
From Adelaide - Direct driving route:
Take the South Eastern freeway towards the Mallee Highway and Sturt Highway. At Yass, take the Barton Highway turn off to Canberra.
From Brisbane - Direct driving route:
Follow the Pacific Highway south to Sydney then take the Hume Highway to Goulburn, turning on to the Federal Highway to Canberra.
Travel by Coach
Greyhound Australia - daily services from Canberra to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide, as well as other services Australia-wide.
Murray's Australia - return express services between Canberra and Sydney. One return service daily between Canberra and Wollongong via Moss Vale. Daily return service between Canberra and the South Coast.
Travel by Rail
CountryLink - Countrylink offers three rail services daily from Sydney to Canberra. A daily service from Canberra to Cootamundra connects with the XPT to Melbourne and other coach services at Cootamundra. Canberra Link (V/Line) is a daily rail/coach link from Melbourne to Canberra via Wodonga. Capital Link (V/Line) operates two services a week rail/coach from Melbourne to Canberra (via Gippsland, Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance and Cooma).
Travel by Plane
Canberra International Airport - Provides information on travel to and from the airport, including car hire.
Brindabella Airlines - up to eight weekday flights between Canberra and Newcastle NSW, Canberra and Albury NSW. Also operates Sunday evening flights between Canberra and Newcastle and connecting flights from Canberra to Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour. Brindabella Airlines is a Qantas affiliate airline.
Qantas Airways - daily direct services from Canberra to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.
Virgin Blue Airlines - daily direct services from Canberra to Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.