How to Reach Canberra, Australia

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: 13.56 km Average time: 23.19 min

  • Car 62.5%
    Driving 20.4 min Walking 1.07 min Overall average time for 16.4 kms 21.47 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 12.5%
    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
  • Motorbike 2.08%
    Motorbike 20 min Overall average time for 15 kms 20 min
  • Bike 12.5%
    Bike 27.67 min Overall average time for 9.78 kms 27.67 min
  • Walking 8.33%
    Walking 20.75 min Driving 3 min Bike 2.5 min Overall average time for 3.53 kms 26.25 min

How to Reach Canberra from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Harrison to Canberra 8.08 km 8 mins
Farrer to Canberra 9.46 km 9 mins
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