There are 7 ways to get from Canberra to Port Stephens by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Murrays Coaches  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av 100

$27 - $51

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Central Station Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av 100

$28 - $52

Train, bus  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
  3. Take the bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Gan Gan Rd Before Campbell Av 130

$49 - $73

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Port Stephens 292.1 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Newcastle, line 133 bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Newcastle (NTL) CBR - NTL
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Salamander Bay Square, Town Centre Cct to Soldiers Point Rd Opp Salamander Shores

$144 - $185

Fly to Taree, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Taree (TRO) CBR - TRO
  2. Take the bus from Taree to Karuah

$203 - $584

Fly to Sydney, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Sydney (SYD) CBR - SYD
  2. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, Stand D to Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av

$109 - $239

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The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Port Stephens is to bus which costs $35 - $75 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Port Stephens is to fly and line 133 bus which costs $190 - $260 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canberra to Port Stephens. However, there are services departing from Canberra and arriving at Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av via Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Port Stephens is 394 km. The road distance is 467.4 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Port Stephens without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 45 min and costs $35 - $70.

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

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Canberra to Port Stephens bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, depart from Canberra station.

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The quickest flight from Canberra Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Canberra to Port Stephens bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, arrive at Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra to Port Stephens is 467 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Canberra to Port Stephens.

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  • Distance: 246.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Canberra to Port Stephens via Sydney and Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 in around 7 h 45 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
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Canberra to Newcastle via Dubbo
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Canberra to Taree via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Canberra to Taree via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Canberra to Taree via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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 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 Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Gan Gan Rd Before Campbell Av
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Salamander Bay Square, Town Centre Cct to Soldiers Point Rd Opp Salamander Shores
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Hornsby Station, Stand D to Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
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 Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Taree to Karuah
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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FlyPelican offers flights from Canberra Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 736+ hotels available in Port Stephens. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Canberra Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 14 min and costs .

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