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There are 4 ways to get from Gungahlin to Canberra by tram, bus, taxi or car

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Line 1 tram  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 1 tram from Gungahlin Place Platform 1 to Alinga Street Platform 2 1

Cheapest option

Line 8 bus, line 4 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Gungahlin Place Plt 4 to Belconnen Interchange Arrivals 8
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Belconnen Interchange Plt 1 to London Cct opp Legislative Assembly 2 / ...

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Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gungahlin to Canberra 16.4 km

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Gungahlin to Canberra 16.4 km
Gungahlin → Canberra
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The cheapest way to get from Gungahlin to Canberra is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gungahlin to Canberra is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gungahlin to Canberra. However, there are services departing from Gungahlin Place Plt 4 and arriving at London Cct opp Legislative Assembly via Belconnen Interchange Plt 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gungahlin Place Platform 1 and arriving at Alinga Street Platform 2. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Gungahlin and Canberra is 11 km. The road distance is 16.4 km.

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The best way to get from Gungahlin to Canberra without a car is to line 1 tram which takes 24 min and costs .

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The line 1 tram from Gungahlin Place Platform 1 to Alinga Street Platform 2 takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Gungahlin to Canberra bus services, operated by Transport Canberra, depart from Gungahlin Place Plt 4 station.

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Gungahlin to Canberra train services, operated by Canberra Metro Operations, depart from Gungahlin Place Platform 1 station.

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Gungahlin to Canberra bus services, operated by Transport Canberra, arrive at London Cct opp Legislative Assembly station.

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Map of how to get from Gungahlin to Canberra.
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  • Distance: 10.8 km
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Gungahlin, ACT, Australia and Canberra, ACT, Australia?

Canberra Metro Operations operates a vehicle from Gungahlin Place Platform 1 to Alinga Street Platform 2 every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gungahlin to Canberra via Belconnen Interchange Arrivals and Belconnen Interchange Plt 1 in around 43 min.

Train operators
Canberra Metro Operations
Phone
13 17 10
Email
info@cmet.com.au
Website
cmet.com.au
Tram from Gungahlin Place Platform 1 to Alinga Street Platform 2
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Unknown
Canberra Metro Operations
Bus operators
Transport Canberra
Phone
+61 2 6207 5111
Website
transport.act.gov.au
Bus from Gungahlin Place Plt 4 to Belconnen Interchange Arrivals
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
Transport Canberra
MyWay
$2 - $4
Cash
$5
Bus from Belconnen Interchange Plt 1 to London Cct opp Legislative Assembly
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
Transport Canberra
MyWay
$2 - $4
Cash
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Gungahlin to Canberra
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Canberra Elite Taxis
Phone
+61 2  6126 1600
Website
canberraelite.com.au
ACT Cabs
Phone
+61 2 6280 0077
Website
actcabs.com.au
Queanbeyan Jerrabomberra Cabs
Phone
132  211
Qe Taxis
Phone
133 300
Website
qetaxis.com.au

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Gungahlin to Canberra train services, operated by Canberra Metro Operations, arrive at Alinga Street Platform 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gungahlin to Canberra is 16 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Gungahlin to Canberra.

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