Melbourne to Canberra Train

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Melbourne to Canberra Railway Route

685 km
Travel time

Travel time

11 h

Trains per day

Trains per day


Taking the high-speed Melbourne to Canberra train is a great way to get around between thise two big cities.
The NSW TrainLink regional express train is a one of the most comfortable and pleasant modes of transport available in Australia. Apart from being one of the fastest means to travel, a train ride is also among the most comfortable ones.​ All trains serving on the Melbourne-Canberra railway line have been renovated with modern safety features that will keep your trip a perfect one.
Moreover, you can also check the distance from Melbourne to Sydney if you want to extend your travel plans.
  • Trains:
    NSW TrainLink regional express trains.
  • Ticket price:
    from 99 USD an economy class seat.
  • 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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Melbourne to Canberra Train Details

Southern Cross Station

Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia, Australia

Canberra Kingston Station

​Address: Burke Crescent, Kingston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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Time: 4h

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