There are 4 ways to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Melbourne, train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$89 - $284

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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma Gx200
  2. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$36 - $63

2 alternative options

Fly to Avalon, train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Avalon (AVV) CBR - AVV
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Sale

$113 - $395

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale 324.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale is to bus which costs $50 - $90 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale is to fly and train which costs $120 - $400 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale. However, there are services departing from Canberra Airport and arriving at Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St via Centennial Park/Bombala St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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The distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) and Sale is 364 km. The road distance is 518.5 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 10 min and costs $50 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale, including transfers.

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Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Canberra Airport station.

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

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Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale is 519 km. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale.

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Map of how to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale.
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  • Distance: 227.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sale via Cooma and Centennial Park/Bombala St in around 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $360
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
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
Train from Southern Cross to Sale
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
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 Airport to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$16 - $23
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 Centennial Park/Bombala St to Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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

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