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Canberra Travel Guide

Arrival to Canberra

By Plane

Canberra International Airport (CBR) has domestic and international flights from all state capitals and is 10 minutes away from the city center. The airport has a bar, restaurants, a currency exchange and a mailbox, but there are not any lockers. Qantas flies from Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Perth and has daily service. Virgin Blue flies from Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Melbourne and Adelaide. Brindabella Airlines flies from Newcastle, Traralgon and Albury-Wodonga.

By train

NSW Countrylink runs services from Sydney to Canberra twice a day, and also run daily buses to and from Eden on the South Coast, via Bega and Cooma. The trip takes 5 hours approximately and costs US$56 a first class passage, kids pay half price, there is also a train between Melbourne and Canberra just once a day, you first have to take a bus in the centre of Canberra to Cootamundra, a samll town, and then go into the train to Melbourne's Southern Cross Station, tickets are $90 approximately.
tel. 13 22 32 in Australia

By Bus

Murrays Australia runs from Sydney to Canberra three times a day and the price is of about $35, children pay half price, and you'd better book a express service which will save you an hour and half of trip.
tel. 13 22 51 in Australia

Greyhound runs six times a day from Sydney to Canberra, the trip takes 4 hours and a half approximately and tickets are around $28. And from Melbourne to Canberra it'll cost about $48.
Tel. 13 14 99 in Australia or 07/4690 9950

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