Catch a train or coach to Canberra. See the countryside glide by in air-conditioned comfort and take a break from driving on your next weekend break or school holiday vacation.
Canberra has a picturesque 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 a leisurely four and a half hours.
There is no direct Canberra to Melbourne rail service. This service runs to Cootamundra, Bairnsdale or Wodonga and will then transfer you to Canberra by bus. Alternately, catch the Melbourne to Sydney train 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 and beyond.
Book in advance of your travel date as coach and train operators offer great early bird and discount fares.
Browse your options with transport providers below, and book train or coach travel to and from Canberra.
CountryLink offers three XPLORER rail services daily from Sydney to Canberra.
Greyhound Australia operates daily services from Canberra to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide. Their national fleet operates 365 days a year.
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.
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...