There are 5 ways to get from Canberra to Dubbo by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Canberra  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Dubbo (DBO) CBR - DBO

$73 - $461

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Bus  •  7 h 47 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 Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 791

$36 - $53

3 alternative options

Bus to Sydney, fly  •  5 h 6 min

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

$150 - $305

Train  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Dubbo Station 427

$70 - $107

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Dubbo 248.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Dubbo is to bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Dubbo is to fly which costs $100 - $650 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canberra to Dubbo station. However, there are services departing from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row and arriving at Dubbo Station, Coach Bay via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canberra station to Dubbo station. However, there are services departing from Canberra Station and arriving at Dubbo Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Dubbo is 342 km. The road distance is 397.9 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Dubbo without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 47 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Canberra to Dubbo, including transfers.

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Canberra to Dubbo bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row station.

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Canberra to Dubbo train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Canberra Station.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Dubbo is to fly which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $100 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7 h 47 min, you could also train, which costs $95 - $150 and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Canberra Airport to Dubbo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Canberra to Dubbo bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Dubbo Station, Coach Bay.

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Map of how to get from Canberra to Dubbo.
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  • Distance: 213.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

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

FlyPelican flies from Canberra to Dubbo 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canberra to Dubbo via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 7 h 47 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Central Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$55 - $85
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 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
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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