Canberra to Melbourne Train

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Canberra to Melbourne Railway Route

685 km
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​Between the cities of Canberra and Melbourne, there are plenty of ways to get around. One popular option is taking a high-speed train that will make your trip go by quickly.
The NSW TrainLink regional express train is a one of the most comfortable and pleasant modes of transport available in Australia. ​It offers a timetable with 1 daily departure, fast travel time (the journey takes about 11 hours), and plenty of options for how you want your trip planned out. Fantastic onboard amenities are also at your service during the ride. Big panoramic windows are perfect for admiring the spectacular views along the way.

  • Trains:
    NSW TrainLink regional express trains.
  • Ticket price:
    from 111 USD
  • Seat reservation:
    after booking a ticket, you will be assigned to one of the seats.
  • Ticket delivery:
    you can download the PDF of the tickets to print them or show on your electronic device when boarding a train.

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Canberra to Melbourne Train Details

Canberra Kingston station

Burke Crescent, Kingston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Southern Cross Station

Address: Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia, Australia

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