|Canberra Getting There
Airlines serving Canberra include Qantas, Virgin
Blue and Regional Express. British
Airways, United Airlines and Singapore
Airlines offer flights to Australia with connections through
Canberra International airport
International Airport (CBR) is not an international point of
entry to Australia but is linked to Melbourne,
Sydney and Brisbane by convenient
can book through 1 of the Airlines listed above, changing aircraft
after arrival in Australia. The city centre is 8 kilometres (5 miles)
from the airport. Transport into the city is available by bus, taxi
or rental car (the travel time is 15 minutes).
Major road links, which are used by coach services, connect
Canberra to Sydney (the travel
time is 4 hours and 15 minutes) and to Melbourne
(the travel time is 7 hours and 30 minutes), thereby allowing access
to all other parts of Australia.
All Australian and other tickets are relevant.Greyhound
Pioneer and Murray’s operate regular daily services from
Canberra to Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne.
An internal bus network operates
in the city of Canberra. Pre purchase day tickets and 10 journey
multi tickets are accessible. There is a double decker City Sightseeing
Bus linking main attractions in the city that visitors can board
or depart from at any point.
Radio controlled metered taxis are available at all hours of the
trains run from Canberra to Melbourne
and Sydney, with connections to other States. Economy
Austrailpass tickets apply on both local and interstate systems,
however these must be purchased before travelling to Australia.
For further information contact:
Telephone: (2) 6257 1576
Facsimile: (2) 9224 4411
Website address: www.countrylink.nsw.gov.au
Other discount tickets include the East Coast Discovery Pass, which
permits 6 months 1 way economy class travel between main cities
in the New South Wales area with unlimited stopovers. Prices depend
on the route taken, for further information see online.