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

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Fly to Canberra  •  2 h 13 min

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

$63 - $402

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Bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row 782

$36 - $51

3 alternative options

Fly to Sydney, bus  •  5 h 6 min

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

$150 - $307

Train  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Dubbo Station to Central Station 428
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...

$72 - $107

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Dubbo to Canberra 249.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Dubbo to Canberra is to bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dubbo to Canberra is to fly which costs $85 - $600 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubbo station to Canberra. However, there are services departing from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay and arriving at Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dubbo station to Canberra station. However, there are services departing from Dubbo Station and arriving at Canberra Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 34 min.

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The distance between Dubbo and Canberra is 342 km. The road distance is 399.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dubbo to Canberra without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Dubbo to Canberra, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Dubbo to Canberra is to fly which takes 2 h 13 min and costs $85 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7 h 42 min, you could also train, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 11 h 34 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Dubbo to Canberra.
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  • Distance: 213.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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

FlyPelican flies from Dubbo to Canberra 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dubbo to Canberra via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 7 h 42 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Dubbo to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Dubbo to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Dubbo to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Dubbo Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
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 Sydney International Airport to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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