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There are 4 ways to get from Canberra to Franklin by bus, tram, taxi or car

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Line 18 bus

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Northbourne Av opp Dickson Interchange to Hoskins St before Well Station Dr

Line 1 tram

  1. Take the line 1 tram from Alinga Street Platform 2 to Nullarbor Avenue Platform 2

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Canberra to Franklin

Drive

  1. Drive from Canberra to Franklin

Canberra to Franklin by bus

The bus journey time between Canberra and Franklin is around 12 min and covers a distance of around 6 km. The fastest bus normally takes 10 min. Operated by Transport Canberra, the Canberra to Franklin bus service departs from Northbourne Av opp Dickson Interchange and arrives in Hoskins St before Well Station Dr. Typically 196 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
12 min
Fastest bus time:
10 min
Bus distance:
6 km
Buses per week:
196
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:51
Last bus departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canberra to Franklin bus schedules

Canberra → Franklin
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Franklin is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Franklin is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Franklin is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Canberra to Franklin is to drive, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Franklin is to line 18 bus which costs $2 - $5 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Northbourne Av opp Dickson Interchange and arriving at Hoskins St before Well Station Dr station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alinga Street Platform 2 and arriving at Nullarbor Avenue Platform 2. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Franklin is 9 km. The road distance is 11.4 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Franklin without a car is to line 18 bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $5.

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The line 18 bus from Northbourne Av opp Dickson Interchange to Hoskins St before Well Station Dr takes 11 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Canberra to Franklin bus services, operated by Transport Canberra, depart from Northbourne Av opp Dickson Interchange station.

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Canberra to Franklin train services, operated by Canberra Metro Operations, depart from Alinga Street Platform 2 station.

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Canberra to Franklin bus services, operated by Transport Canberra, arrive at Hoskins St before Well Station Dr.

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Map of how to get from Canberra to Franklin.
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  • Distance: 9.4 km
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Franklin, ACT, Australia?

Transport Canberra operates a bus from Northbourne Av opp Dickson Interchange to Hoskins St before Well Station Dr hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, Canberra Metro Operations operates a vehicle from Alinga Street Platform 2 to Nullarbor Avenue Platform 2 every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
Canberra Metro Operations
Phone
13 17 10
Email
info@cmet.com.au
Website
cmet.com.au
Tram from Alinga Street Platform 2 to Nullarbor Avenue Platform 2
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Unknown
Canberra Metro Operations
Bus operators
Transport Canberra
Phone
+61 2 6207 5111
Website
transport.act.gov.au
Bus from Northbourne Av opp Dickson Interchange to Hoskins St before Well Station Dr
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
Transport Canberra
MyWay
$2 - $4
Cash
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Canberra to Franklin
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Canberra Elite Taxis
Phone
+61 2  6126 1600
Website
canberraelite.com.au
ACT Cabs
Phone
+61 2 6280 0077
Website
actcabs.com.au

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Canberra to Franklin train services, operated by Canberra Metro Operations, arrive at Nullarbor Avenue Platform 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra to Franklin is 11 km. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Canberra to Franklin.

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