Getting to Canberra
Travel to Canberra
Travelling to your nation's capital is a breeze.
By car, travel direct on major freeways or drive leisurely on highways to explore Capital Country, indulge in fine food and wine and discover historic towns and villages.
By air, fly in from most regional centres and major cities with Qantas and Virgin Blue.
By train or coach. Trains and coaches depart daily to and from Sydney and Melbourne. For details on drive itineraries, airlines and coach operators to Canberra, refer to the visitcanberra.com.au website.
Canberra travel information
Make your first point of contact with the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre on Northbourne Avenue when you drive into the city from Melbourne or Sydney.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help book your short break and guide you to areas of interest to create lasting memories in the nation’s capital this winter. Browse the well-stocked shop of maps, guides, travel essentials and souvenirs to take home to loved ones.
Phone ahead on 1300 889 026 to speak to someone during business hours.
Getting around Canberra
Discover the ease of travelling around a planned city. Even our roundabouts are easy to negotiate! You can drive across Canberra in just forty minutes.
Parking is easy and plentiful. Most attractions have free parking while average fees for pay parking are less than $10 per day. There is a great bus service and taxis are easy to find. Canberra has an enviable network of cycle and walking paths.
Discover Australia’s national attractions and our best features on a self-guided walking or driving tour or hire a bike and be refreshed with a ride.
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Canberra and Region Visitors Centre
Need help with booking your weekend getaway? Call
1300 889 026
or drop in to the Visitors Centre on the way to town at 330 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT.