Take a break from driving. See the countryside glide by in air-conditioned comfort on your way to a short weekend break or taking your family on an adventure for a school holiday vacation. Canberra has a direct rail service from Sydney and a combined rail and bus service from Melbourne.
The train departs Sydney Central Station and travels to Canberra via the Southern Highlands, Goulburn and Bungendore. The trip to Canberra Railway Station takes around four and a half hours.
There is no direct rail service from Melbourne. Your service to Cootamundra, Bairnsdale or Wodonga will transfer you to Canberra by bus. Alternately catch the Sydney train from Melbourne and transfer to Canberra from Goulburn railway station.
Bus and coach services operate to and from Canberra to the Snowy Mountains, the South Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane. Get great bus and train deals to Canberra by booking ahead.
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CountryLink offers three XPLORER 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.
Coaches connect at Canberra to take you to Bombala and Eden on the South Coast via Cooma.
Deane's Transit Group has been providing transport solutions for the Capital Region, surrounding areas and interstate visitors for over 20 years.
Whether you are travelling locally within Canberra or NSW, or even travelling interstate, Deane's can help. Use their buses and coaches for anything ...
Greyhound Australia operates daily services from Canberra to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide. Their national fleet operates 365 days a year.
Greyhound Australia also offer a Platinum Service along the popular Sydney - Canberra corridor. Travel in comfort with free WiFi, reclining seats, ...
Murrays Coaches provide express services departing hourly from 6am to and from Sydney and Canberra. Pick up and drop offs are available from Sydney International Airport.
Murrays also offer services departing from Canberra to Wollongong, Narooma and the New South Wales snowfields (during July - ...
V/Line offers a Canberra Link service daily rail/coach link from Melbourne to Canberra via Albury. Capital Link (V/Line) operates two services a week rail/coach from Melbourne to Canberra (via Gippsland, Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance and Cooma). A third service operates during Victorian school ...