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

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Train, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Traralgon to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$38 - $55

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Bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Traralgon to Bairnsdale Melbourne - Bairnsdale Via Traralgon & Sale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$38 - $56

Train  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Traralgon to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Goulburn 622 / ...
  3. Take the train from Goulburn Station to Canberra Station 631 / ...

$64 - $178

Drive  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Traralgon to Canberra 355.8 miles

$50 - $75

Train, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Traralgon to Southern Cross
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR

$83 - $287

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The cheapest way to get from Traralgon to Canberra is to train and bus which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Traralgon to Canberra is to train and fly which costs $110 - $410 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Traralgon to Canberra. However, there are services departing from Traralgon and arriving at Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave via Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Traralgon to Canberra station. However, there are services departing from Traralgon and arriving at Canberra Station via Southern Cross and Goulburn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 18 min.

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The distance between Traralgon and Canberra is 397 km. The road distance is 569.2 km.

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The best way to get from Traralgon to Canberra without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 7 min and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 9 h 7 min to get from Traralgon to Canberra, including transfers.

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Traralgon to Canberra bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Traralgon station.

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Traralgon to Canberra train services, operated by V-Line, depart from Traralgon station.

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The best way to get from Traralgon to Canberra is to bus which takes 9 h 7 min and costs $50 - $80. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $260 and takes 14 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Traralgon to Canberra.
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  • Distance: 248.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Traralgon to Canberra via Bairnsdale in around 9 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Traralgon to Canberra via Southern Cross and Goulburn Station in around 14 h 18 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Traralgon to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Traralgon to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Goulburn Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Traralgon to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Traralgon to Canberra bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Traralgon to Canberra is 569 km. It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to drive from Traralgon to Canberra.

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Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra Airport.

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