How to get to & get around Canberra

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How to get to and from Canberra

AirlinesAirlines

Canberra airport is located approximately 8km from the centre of town. The AirLiner Shuttle operates a service every hour between the Canberra International Airport and Canberra City. Phone (02) 6299 3722.

  • Qantas (Phone 13 13 13) operate to Canberra from most cities with connections from many other places throughout Australia.

  • Virgin Australia (Phone 13 67 89) operate to Canberra from most cities with connections from many other places throughout Australia.

Bus ServicesBus/coach services

  • Greyhound Australia (phone 1300 473 946) operates daily bus services from Canberra to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide.

  • Murrays Coaches (phone 13 2251), provide daily express bus services from Canberra to Sydney.

Train ServicesTrain services

  • CountryLink (phone 13 22 32) offers daily rail services from Sydney to Canberra.

  • V/Line (136 196) offers a Canberra rail/bus service from Melbourne to Canberra

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Public TransportPublic transport

ACTION Buses - provide regular bus services throughout Canberra. For more information, visit their website or phone 13 17 10

TaxisTaxis

There are several taxi companies in Canberra. For bookings, phone 131 008

CyclingCycling / bike hire

Canberra has plenty of great cycling paths and tracks, making it an easy place to explore by bike. For more information (including maps), visit the ACT Government website.

Bike hire/rentals

To hire a bike check out:

  • Mr Spokes - Phone (02) 6257 1188

  • Capital Bike Hire - Phone (02) 6259 5335

  • Real Fun - Phone (02) 6228 1264

Note

It is compulsory to wear a bike helmet when you ride a bike in Australia. You can be hit with a fine if you are caught not wearing it.