How to Reach Canberra - The Easiest Way to Reach Canberra


  • By Air: Being the capital of Australia, there is an international airport making it a great place to start your Australian experience. Canberra International Airport is the place where all flights land off from all other Australian capital cities.
  • By road: There are taxis (Canberra Cabs) and a regular bus service which runs frequently (except between midnight and 6am weekdays and after 7pm on Sundays and public holidays).
  • By Train: There are trains  which runs from Sydney to Canberra  thrice a day that is on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Only on Tuesday ,Thursday and Saturday it comes twice.
  • You can also hire a car at the airport if you like to get around in the city.

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Modes of Transportation in Canberra

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Canberra. The most preferred mode of transport in Canberra is Car.

Average distance: 13.71 km Average time: 23.04 min

  • Car 66%
    Driving 19.73 min Walking 1.12 min Overall average time for 15.99 kms 20.85 min
  • Bike 10%
    Bike 32.2 min Overall average time for 11.5 kms 32.2 min
  • Motorbike 2%
    Motorbike 20 min Overall average time for 15 kms 20 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 12%
    Bus 17.83 min Waiting 4 min Walking 3.33 min Other 0.67 min Overall average time for 9.58 kms 25.83 min
  • Walking 8%
    Walking 20.75 min Driving 3 min Bike 2.5 min Overall average time for 3.53 kms 26.25 min

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How to Reach Canberra from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Kingston to Canberra 3.64 km 3 mins
Harrison to Canberra 8.08 km 8 mins
Farrer to Canberra 9.46 km 9 mins
Jindabyne to Canberra 121.56 km 2 hours 1 mins
Wollongong to Canberra 212.73 km 3 hours 32 mins
Corrimal to Canberra 215.21 km 3 hours 35 mins
Woonona to Canberra 217.28 km 3 hours 37 mins
Plumpton to Canberra 240.37 km 4 hours 37 mins
Doonside to Canberra 241.85 km 4 hours 1 mins
Revesby to Canberra 245.31 km 4 hours 5 mins
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