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The National Convention Centre Canberra is conveniently located in the city. It’s only 7 km from the Canberra airport and easily accessible by car, taxi and public transport.

When you visit Canberra, prepare to experience one good thing after another. Whether it’s world-class wining and dining, iconic national treasures or breathtaking adventures, everything you’re after is just moments away.

Plan one good thing after another with Canberra’s official video itinerary planner app.

More information to get you planning your next conference or event in Canberra is included here.

Canberra is centrally located between Sydney and Melbourne with Australia’s best airport. The city offers easy transportation.


If you’re driving from Sydney, you’ll find the trip easy, quick and straightforward. Canberra is only 3 hours along the Federal Highway, and you drive through some pretty country.


If you’re flying within Australia, hop on a Qantas or Virgin Australia flight. Canberra is less than an hour from Sydney and just over an hour from Melbourne. Flights take off daily to and from Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth.

The award-winning Canberra Airport has sealed the deal on direct international flights from Singapore and Wellington, New Zealand (as of 21 September 2016). Qatar Airways has followed suit with direct flights to Doha announced to start in February 2018. 


Train, bus, coach

Trains, buses and coaches are easy to catch. Sit back and relax in air-conditioned comfort while travelling to Canberra.

Canberra’s direct rail service from Sydney runs regularly (CountryLink) as does the combined train and coach trip from Melbourne (V/Line).

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