Sydney Central Station to Canberra

Sydney Central Station to Canberra

Sydney Central Station
Canberra
Tue, Jun 4
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Sydney Central Station to Canberra Schedule

Sydney Central Station to Canberra Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
NSW TrainLink Economy Class 07:05 - 11:15AUD 42.67
NSW TrainLinkBus Standard Bus 11:35 - 16:10AUD 42.67
NSW TrainLink Economy Class 12:01 - 16:09AUD 42.67
NSW TrainLink First Class 17:40 - 22:05AUD 73.59

Transportation from Sydney Central Station to Canberra

Facts about the transport from Sydney Central Station to Canberra

Cheapest Transport$29
Fastest Transport55m
Earliest Departure6:05 AM
Latest Departure9:05 PM
Departures per day6
Distance220 kilometers
Transport CompaniesGreyhound Australia, NSW TrainLink, Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines

Popular Routes in Australia

How to get from Sydney Central Station to Canberra

Travelling between Sydney Central Station and Canberra is possible by Flight, bus and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 39.22 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 28.24.

How long does it take to get from Sydney Central Station to Canberra?

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 5 hours to travel between Sydney Central Station and Canberra depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Sydney Central Station and Canberra. Flight will bring you to your destination in 55m. Train does a much slower job and take about 4h 23m to reach Canberra.

How much does it cost to get from Sydney Central Station to Canberra?

Travelling between Sydney Central Station and Canberra can be as cheap as USD 28.24 if you opt for a NSW TrainLink train and as expensive as USD 39.22 if you buy a NSW TrainLink Train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Sydney Central Station and Canberra ?

  • 6 from Sydney to Canberra starting from 07:12 Sydney Central Station until 17:42 Sydney Central Station

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Sydney Central Station to Canberra.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Sydney to Canberra, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 135.66.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Sydney and Canberra

Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines

Bus

Travelling from Sydney to Canberra overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Sydney and Canberra

Greyhound Australia

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Sydney Central Station to Canberra?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 98% took a train
  • 1% Other