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Cheap buses leaving Sunday

One passenger / one way

Sydney - Sydney Central Station Forecourt Coach Bay 5&6
Canberra - Northbourne Ave
Sydney - SYD Airport - International
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Canberra - Northbourne Ave
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Bus Sydney to Canberra: Trip Overview

Bus Sydney to Canberra: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$36
Average bus trip duration3h 30m
Number of daily buses2
Earliest bus departure6:30 AM
Distance152 miles (245 km)
Latest bus departure6:00 PM

Sydney to Canberra Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses2
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures6:30AM - 6:00PM
Minimum Price$35
Average Ticket Price$36
Minimum Trip Duration3h
Average Bus Trip Duration3h30m
Distance152 miles (245 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteGreyhound Australia
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Sydney - Canberra

The bus is the best choice to get to Canberra without a car. The bus provides a cost-effective, safe, and easy way to travel between the two cities. Alternatively, you can also use carpooling services.

Traveling from Sydney to Canberra takes about 3h 30m on average, but you can get there in as little as 3h with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 154 miles (248 km) that separate the two cities.

About 154 miles (248 km) separate Sydney and Canberra.

You can choose from 2 travel times and travel with Greyhound Australia. Depending on the day of the week, the number of buses available from Sydney to Canberra may vary. Simplify your trip from Sydney to Canberra by checking the schedules and selecting the bus that fits your travel needs and budget on Busbud.

The bus service has you covered with departures starting at 6:30 AM and ending at 6:00 PM.

Most of the buses traveling from Sydney to Canberra leave from SYD Airport - International and arrive at Civic Coach Stop. These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, but you can find others that could fit better into your travel plans.

If you want the cheapest way to travel this route, take the bus. The lowest tickets for this trip cost as little as $36.

The average price of a one-way ticket from Sydney to Canberra is $36. In the past 30 days, prices have fluctuated between $36 and $40, so it's best to compare them to make sure you get the best deal.

Yes, it's possible to take a day trip from Sydney to Canberra! The round-trip travel time is around 6h. This allows for plenty of time to explore the sights in Canberra before returning to Sydney in the evening.

Once in Canberra, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Floriade, Mount Ainslie, Questacon - National Science and Technology Centre, Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra and National Library of Australia.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Sydney to Canberra was searched and found on Mar 5, 2024 with a price of $35

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Sydney to Canberra, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $35 to $56 for a bus ticket from Sydney to Canberra based on the last 3 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $35 which is on 2024-03-05.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Sydney to Canberra.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Sydney to Canberra, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Sydney to Canberra.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Sydney to Canberra while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

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Bus from Canberra to Sydney

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