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There are 6 ways to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Melbourne, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Melbourne (MEL) CBR - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston

$291 - $598

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Bus via Traralgon  •  15h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Traralgon Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...
  2. Take the bus from Traralgon Station/Princes St to Bus Interchange/Biggs Dr Wonthaggi - Traralgon Via Inverloch, Leongatha & Mirboo Nth

$56 - $85

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Fly to Avalon, bus, train  •  9h 44m

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Avalon (AVV) CBR - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Southern Cross
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston

$325 - $754

Bus, train  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Yass Junction, Coach Bay 781
  2. Take the train from Yass Junction to Southern Cross 621 / ...
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston

$256 - $441

Bus  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Melbourne Gx233
  2. Take the bus from Dandenong to Thompson Ave/Chapel St Cowes or Inverloch - Melbourne Via Koo Wee Rup & Dandenong

$102 - $268

Drive  •  8h 33m

  1. Drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island 496.9 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island is to bus via Traralgon which costs $55 - $85 and takes 15h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island is to fly and train which costs $290 - $600 and takes 5h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island station. However, there are services departing from Canberra Airport and arriving at Electricity Substation/Gap Rd via Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave, Traralgon Station/Princes St and Bus Interchange/Biggs Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 29m.

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The distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) and Phillip Island is 499 km. The road distance is 795.1 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island without a car is to bus and train which takes 15h 4m and costs $250 - $450.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island, including transfers.

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Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave station.

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The quickest flight from Canberra Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island bus services, operated by PTV Regional Transit, arrive at Bus Interchange/Biggs Dr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island is 795 km. It takes approximately 8h 33m to drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island.

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Map of how to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island.
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  • Distance: 311.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Canberra Airport (CBR), Australia and Phillip Island, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Phillip Island via City Interchange Plt 1, Canberra, Melbourne, Southern Cross, Dandenong, Dandenong, and Thompson Ave/Chapel St in around 14h 33m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Yass Junction to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$170 - $200
Bus operators
Skybus
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Yass Junction, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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 Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$85 - $110
Advantage
$110 - $170
Premium
$120 - $240
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Dandenong to Thompson Ave/Chapel St
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Traralgon
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Traralgon Station/Princes St to Bus Interchange/Biggs Dr
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Public Transport Victoria

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Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Canberra Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 232+ hotels available in Phillip Island. Prices start at $171 AUD per night.

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