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There are 4 ways to get from Canberra to Hay by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 8 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 Hay Coach Stop, Sturt Hwy 725

$39 - $58

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Bus, train  •  9 h 17 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 Griffith Station 641
  3. Take the bus from Griffith Station, Coach Bay to Hay Coach Stop, Sturt Hwy 725

$47 - $70

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Hay 306.5 miles

$40 - $65

Bus, fly  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport T1
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Griffith (GFF) SYD - GFF
  3. Take the bus from Griffith Station, Coach Bay to Hay Coach Stop, Sturt Hwy

$185 - $362

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The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Hay is to bus which costs $55 - $85 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Hay is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canberra to Hay. However, there are services departing from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row and arriving at Hay Coach Stop, Sturt Hwy via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Hay is 400 km. The road distance is 490.4 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Hay without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 8 min and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to get from Canberra to Hay, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Griffith Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Canberra to Hay bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Hay Coach Stop, Sturt Hwy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra to Hay is 490 km. It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to drive from Canberra to Hay.

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  • Distance: 250.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Canberra to Hay via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 8 h 8 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Griffith
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Yass Junction to Griffith Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Hay Coach Stop, Sturt Hwy
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.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
Bus from Griffith Station, Coach Bay to Hay Coach Stop, Sturt Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport T1
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Murrays Coaches

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Griffith Airport.

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