There are 10 ways to get from Canberra to Bordertown 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.

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Bus, train via Albury  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Albury
  2. Take the train from Albury to Southern Cross
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bordertown

$98 - $135

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Bus  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Melbourne Gx233
  2. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill

$89 - $143

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Bus, train XPT  •  16 h 30 min

  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 Bordertown

$106 - $233

Bus via Nhill  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Nhill
  3. Take the bus from Information Centre/Western Hwy to Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce

$94 - $146

Drive  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Bordertown 606.3 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Adelaide, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Adelaide (ADL) CBR - ADL
  2. Take the train from Adelaide to Bordertown

$192 - $383

Fly to Melbourne, train  •  10 h 5 min

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

$132 - $341

Fly to Mount Gambier, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Mount Gambier (MGB) CBR - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Mount Gambier to Bordertown

$194 - $381

Fly to Mildura, bus  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Mildura (MQL) CBR - MQL
  2. Take the bus from Post Office/Indi Ave to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
  3. Take the bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce

$219 - $574

Fly to Avalon, train  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Avalon (AVV) CBR - AVV
  2. Take the train from North Shore to Bordertown

$150 - $445

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The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Bordertown is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 11 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Bordertown is to fly and bus which costs $260 - $550 and takes 9 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canberra to Bordertown. However, there are services departing from Canberra and arriving at Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Bordertown is 762 km. The road distance is 970.1 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Bordertown without a car is to bus and train which takes 16 h 29 min and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 16 h 29 min to get from Canberra to Bordertown, including transfers.

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Canberra to Bordertown bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Canberra station.

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The quickest flight from Canberra Airport to Adelaide Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Canberra to Bordertown bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce station.

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Bordertown is 30 min behind Canberra. It is currently 6:17 AM in Canberra and 5:47 AM in Bordertown.

Yes, the driving distance between Canberra to Bordertown is 970 km. It takes approximately 11 h 1 min to drive from Canberra to Bordertown.

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

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Map of how to get from Canberra to Bordertown.
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  • Distance: 476.2 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 29 min

What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Bordertown, SA, Australia?

You can take a bus from Canberra to Bordertown via Melbourne and Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St in around 16 h 45 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Mildura via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Mildura via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
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 Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Canberra to Mildura via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Mount Gambier via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Mount Gambier via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Mount Gambier via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Mount Gambier via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Canberra to Mount Gambier via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Mount Gambier via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
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 Albury to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$67 - $72
Red Service
$69 - $74
Red Premium
$90 - $100
Train from Adelaide to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$52 - $56
Red Service
$43 - $46
Red Premium
$59 - $64
Train from North Shore to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$63 - $67
Red Service
$61 - $66
Red Premium
$80 - $90
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Yass Junction to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $60
First
$60 - $80
Sleeper
$120 - $150
Bus 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
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Albury
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Information Centre/Western Hwy to Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Yass Junction, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Nhill
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Premier Stateliner
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Mount Gambier to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Post Office/Indi Ave to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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