Canberra's public bus service, ACTION Buses, covers Canberra’s major tourist sites and the suburbs. ACTION provides buses to major events such as major sporting events, Floriade and annual concerts.
ACTION offers the choice of the MyWay smartcard prepaid ticketing system or cash fares. Scan a prepaid MyWay card or purchase a single or daily cash ticket on board the bus from the driver. Single fares are valid for 90 minutes. Daily tickets are ideal for sightseeing and are valid until midnight on the day of purchase.
Call 02 6207 7611 for more information or view ACTION's printable routes and timetables. ACTION's fleet includes easy access buses for people with reduced mobility.
A FREE Centenary loop bus service around Canberra’s attractions operates daily through to 31 December 2013. Route 100, a hop-on/hop-off service, will run on the half hour from 9am and 4.30pm between the Civic bus interchange and the parliamentary triangle.
The route includes stops at the Australian War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia, Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, Parliament House, Albert Hall, National Library of Australia, National Museum of Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive.
Find more information and a detailed timetable on the ACTION website.
Explorer Bus - Canberra Day Tours
This Hop on Hop off service visits most of Canberra's top attractions. Enjoy a commentary and convenient pick up and drop off to accommodation locations. Pre-purchase tickets from Canberra and Region Visitors Centre, 330 Northbourne Avenue. For more information call 1300 554 114 or visit www.canberradaytours.com.au.
Airport Express Shuttle
Airport pick up/drop off
The Airport Express shuttle bus operates to and from Canberra International Airport, Russell and Canberra city centre.
The Airport Express collects passengers on lower level of the Terminal road system, closest to the undercover car park. View map on www.canberraairport.com.au
City pick up/drop off
The Airport Express collects passengers from the Bus Stop on West Row, Civic
View the timetables and book tickets at www.royalecoach.com.au