There are 6 ways to get from Geelong to Canberra by bus, plane, 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 to Melbourne, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR

$84 - $284

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Albury  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  3. Take the bus from Albury to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave

$50 - $72

4 alternative options

Train to Avalon, fly  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Wyndham Vale
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Canberra (CBR) AVV - CBR

$114 - $425

Train, bus Greyhound Australia  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross Geelong - Melbourne / ...
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra

$61 - $108

Train XPT, bus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Yass Junction 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Yass Junction, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row 782

$57 - $167

Drive  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Geelong to Canberra 451.5 miles

$60 - $95

What companies run services between Geelong, VIC, Australia and Canberra, ACT, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Geelong to Canberra. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Canberra, take the walk to Canberra Airport, then take the line 11 bus to Canberra. Alternatively, you can take the train to Wyndham Vale, take the walk to Wyndham Vale Station/Armstrong Rd, take the line 190 bus to Werribee Station/Manly St, take the walk to Werribee RSL/Synnot St, take the bus to Avalon Airport, take the walk to Avalon airport, fly to Canberra, take the walk to Canberra Airport, then take the line 11 bus to Canberra.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Avalon to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Avalon to Canberra via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Avalon to Canberra via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Avalon to Canberra via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Avalon to Canberra via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Avalon to Canberra via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Geelong to Wyndham Vale
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Geelong to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Yass Junction
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $60
First
$65 - $85
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Albury to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
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 Geelong and Canberra is 531 km. The road distance is 722 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geelong to Canberra is to train and bus which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Geelong to Canberra is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $110 - $380.

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Geelong to Canberra, including transfers.