Sydney to Canberra Bus

Sydney to Canberra Bus

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Sydney to Canberra Bus

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With several daily services and luxurious features that come standard on every coach, a Greyhound bus is the most convenient and enjoyable way to travel from Sydney to Canberra.

A bustling and vibrant world city, Sydney is home to many of Australia’s most recognisable landmarks, from the internationally renowned Harbour Bridge and Opera House to the waves of Bondi and Manly.

But Canberra isn’t short on landmarks, either. In Australia’s capital city, you can take a free tour of the architecturally inspiring Parliament House; enjoy 360-degree views from the top of Telstra Tower; go for a stroll around the lovely Lake Burley Griffin; and explore national treasures like the Australian War Memorial, National Gallery, National Museum, National Library, National Zoo & Aquarium, Royal Australian Mint, Australian Institute of Sport and more!

You’ll spend the three-and-a-half hour express bus trip from Sydney to Canberra relaxing in your reclining leather seat in air-conditioned comfort with free WiFi, an in-seat USB charger and panoramic windows.

Prefer aisle or window seats? There’s no need to queue – with our seat selection feature, you can reserve your favourite spot when you book your bus trip from Sydney to Canberra. You can also keep up to date with with service delays and expected arrival times with our real-time coach tracker.

Our buses stop in the hearts of Sydney and Canberra, and at Sydney’s domestic airport. If you’re a frequent traveller between these two cities, you can save money with a Commuter pass!

To unlock even more benefits and access exclusive offers and deals, you can hop on board our new Greyhound Rewards program. You’ll earn G-Dollars for every Greyhound ticket you buy, which you can redeem for your very next trip – or save in your G-Wallet for a special journey. It’s your choice!

This is modern bus travel at its best. Book your bus ticket from Sydney to Canberra now!


Sydney Central Station
Sydney Domestic Airport*
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* This stop is on request only,
advance booking is required.


Avg. trip length


3h 30m

from $45


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Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 5 & 6, Haymarket

5:30 PM

Pickup: Qantas T3 Arrivals - Govt Bus Stop. Set down: T3 Departures

6:00 PM*

Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row

9:00 PM

* This stop is on request only, advance booking is required

Disclaimer: “Our timetables are updated regularly and are subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date timetable for Sydney to Canberra services please visit our Timetables page. For up-to-date information about delays to scheduled services due to circumstances which are out of the control of Greyhound Australia e.g. natural disasters, road closures, etc, please check the Service Updates."


Where do buses depart from in Sydney and Canberra?

In Sydney, buses to Canberra depart from the Western Forecourt of Central Station, Bays 5 & 6. In Canberra, buses to Sydney depart from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses between Sydney & Canberra come with free WiFi, USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining leather seats, and a restroom.

How long does it take to get from Sydney to Canberra?

The bus trip from Sydney to Canberra takes approximately 3h 45m. For up to date timetables please see our timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Sydney to Canberra?

All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Premium – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our Compare Fares page.

Where can I buy a ticket?

The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Sydney to Canberra trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board.

You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.

*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.

**For more information see our FAQ page.