There are 6 ways to get from Canberra to Bathurst by bus, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. 781
  2. 793

$36 - $54

5 alternative options

Bus Murrays Coaches, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. 427 / ...

$46 - $81

Bus Greyhound Australia, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Gx287
  2. Blue Mountains Line

$47 - $81

Train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. 634 / ...
  2. 427 / ...

$54 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. 176 miles

$25 - $40

Fly, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. CBR - SYD

$126 - $263

What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Bathurst, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Canberra to Bathurst via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 7 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Canberra to Bathurst via Central Station in around 8 h 47 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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 Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Westmead Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$21 - $30
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
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
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Bathurst Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$24 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canberra and Bathurst is 212 km. The road distance is 282 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Bathurst is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Canberra to Bathurst is to drive which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $30 - $50.

No, there is no direct train from Canberra to Bathurst. However, there are services departing from Canberra Station and arriving at Bathurst Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 47 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Canberra to Bathurst. However, there are services departing from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row and arriving at Bathurst Station, Coach Bay via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Canberra to Bathurst, including transfers.