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There are 7 ways to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Canberra to Parkes  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Parkes (PKE) CBR - PKE

$200 - $550

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Bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 781
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay 791

$42 - $60

5 alternative options

Fly Canberra to Dubbo, bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Dubbo (DBO) CBR - DBO
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Parkes Station, Coach Bay

$96 - $493

Fly Canberra to Sydney, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Sydney (SYD) CBR - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Parkes Station

$155 - $304

Fly Canberra to Orange, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Orange (OAG) CBR - OAG
  2. Take the train from Orange Station to Parkes Station

$282 - $812

Bus to Sydney, fly to Parkes  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport T1
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Parkes (PKE) SYD - PKE

$172 - $358

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) 189.6 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) is to fly which costs $280 - $750 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) and Parkes Airport (PKE) is 257 km. The road distance is 303.4 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 12 min and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to fly from Canberra (CBR) to Parkes (PKE), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $280 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 8 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Canberra Airport to Parkes Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) is 303 km. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE).

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Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Canberra Airport to Parkes Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Parkes Airport (PKE). Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE).
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  • Distance: 160.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Canberra Airport (CBR), Australia and Parkes Airport (PKE), Australia?

Qantas, Regional Express and two other airlines fly from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) via London Cct Legislative Assembly, Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, and Parkes Station, Coach Bay in around 8 h 12 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Parkes via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Parkes via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Parkes via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Canberra to Orange via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Parkes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Orange Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Parkes Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport T1
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Murrays Coaches

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