There are 6 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  •  2 h 55 min

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

$120 - $280

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Bus  •  8 h 7 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

$44 - $68

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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, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay

$97 - $494

Bus to Sydney, fly to Parkes  •  6 h 53 min

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

$163 - $354

Fly Canberra to Orange, train  •  5 h 44 min

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

$254 - $529

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 $170 - $380 and takes 2 h 55 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 7 min and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 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 2 h 55 min and costs $170 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Canberra Airport to Parkes Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 55 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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FlyPelican, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and two other airlines offer flights from Canberra Airport to Parkes Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Parkes Airport (PKE). Prices start at $65 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: 2 h 55 min

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

Qantas, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Parkes Airport (PKE) via City Bus Stn Arrivals, Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, and Parkes Station, Coach Bay in around 8 h 7 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Parkes via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Parkes via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Canberra to Parkes via Newcastle, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Canberra to Parkes via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Parkes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Canberra to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Canberra to Orange via Newcastle, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Orange via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Orange via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Canberra to Orange via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Orange Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45

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