Canberra is less than two hours flying from eastern Australian cities like Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, making it perfect for short breaks and weekend getaways. Daily domestic flights are available to and from Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth and multiple daily domestic flights to and from Sydney and Melbourne. International flights to Canberra from Singapore and Wellington, New Zealand are also available with Singapore Airlines. Find out more about flying to Canberra.
Driving to Canberra is a breeze. Australia’s capital is a three hour drive from Sydney and eight hours from Melbourne. There are plenty of scenic route alternatives if you like to get off the beaten track and visit one of the many country towns along the way. Find out more about driving to Canberra.
Trains and coaches
Want to go overland, but prefer someone else to take care of the driving? Regular bus and coach services to Canberra are available from Sydney, Melbourne, regional New South Wales and beyond. There are also train options if you prefer railway travel. Find out more about train and coach services to Canberra.
See below for a map of Canberra, including airport, conference venue, social function venues and hotels.