There are 3 ways to get from Cowra to Canberra by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Macquarie St At Kendal St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 794
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row 782

$24 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Macquarie St At Kendal St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 794
  2. Take the train from Cootamundra to Yass Junction 624 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Yass Junction, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row 782

$26 - $133

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Cowra to Canberra 119.3 miles

$17 - $25

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

You can take a bus from Cowra to Canberra via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 5 h 12 min.

Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Cootamundra to Yass Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $23
First
$25 - $35
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Cootamundra Station to Yass Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$10 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Macquarie St At Kendal St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Yass Junction, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cowra and Canberra is 166 km. The road distance is 191 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cowra to Canberra is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 2 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Cowra to Canberra is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $22 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from Cowra to Canberra. However, there are services departing from Macquarie St At Kendal St and arriving at Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Cowra to Canberra, including transfers.