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There are 5 ways to get from Wagga Wagga to Cooma by bus, 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.

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Bus via Canberra Airport (CBR)  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St 727
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Cooma

$51 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St 727
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St 771 / ...

$34 - $79

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Wagga Wagga to Yass Junction 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Yass Junction, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row 782
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St 771 / ...

$48 - $201

Train, bus via Goulburn  •  9h

  1. Take the train from Wagga Wagga to Goulburn 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Goulburn Station to Canberra Station 631 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Station, Coach Stop to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St 771 / ...

$60 - $193

Drive  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from Wagga Wagga to Cooma 226 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wagga Wagga to Cooma is to bus which costs $30 - $80 and takes 6h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Wagga Wagga to Cooma is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wagga Wagga station to Cooma. However, there are services departing from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay and arriving at Cooma via Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St, City Interchange Plt 4 and Canberra Airport (CBR). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 37m.

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The distance between Wagga Wagga and Cooma is 202 km. The road distance is 361.6 km.

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The best way to get from Wagga Wagga to Cooma without a car is to bus via Canberra Airport (CBR) which takes 6h 37m and costs $50 - $100.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Wagga Wagga to Cooma, including transfers.

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Wagga Wagga to Cooma bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay.

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Wagga Wagga to Cooma bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Cooma station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wagga Wagga to Cooma is 362 km. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Wagga Wagga to Cooma.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Cooma. Prices start at $85 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wagga Wagga to Cooma.
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  • Distance: 126.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia and Cooma, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Wagga Wagga to Cooma via Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St, Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave, City Interchange Plt 4, Canberra Airport, and Canberra Airport (CBR) in around 6h 37m.

Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wagga Wagga to Yass Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Train from Wagga Wagga to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$140 - $160
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Goulburn Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Yass Junction, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Canberra Station, Coach Stop to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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 Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Centennial Park/Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Canberra to Centennial Park/Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
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 Canberra Airport (CBR) to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$25 - $35
Advantage
$28 - $29
Premium
$30 - $45
Bus from Canberra to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$25 - $35
Advantage
$28 - $29
Premium
$30 - $45
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $28
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Murrays Coaches

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