There are 4 ways to get from Perth to Canberra by plane, train, bus 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

Fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to Canberra (CBR) PER - CBR

$214 - $555

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Perth to Sydney Indian Pacific
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$706 - $1,650

Bus, train  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Esperance
  2. Take the bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
  3. Take the train from Kalgoorlie to Broken Hill
  4. Take the bus from Broken Hill to Mildura
  5. Take the bus from Mildura Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 726
  6. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row 782

$629 - $1,274

Drive  •  40 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Canberra 2316.7 miles

$330 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Perth to Canberra is to fly which costs $290 - $800 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Canberra is to fly which costs $290 - $800 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Perth and Canberra is 3088 km. The road distance is 3706.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Perth to Canberra, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Canberra.
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  • Distance: 1930.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Perth, WA, Australia and Canberra, ACT, Australia?

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Perth to Canberra hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Perth to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Perth to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Perth to Canberra via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Perth to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Perth to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Perth to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Perth to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$685
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,100 - $1,600
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,400 - $1,900
Train from Kalgoorlie to Broken Hill
Ave. Duration
38 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$421
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
Low Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$900 - $1,200
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Esperance
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Buses R Us
Phone
(08) 8285 6900
Email
enquiries@busesrus.com.au
Website
lee925.wixsite.com
Bus from Broken Hill to Mildura
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Mildura Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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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