With interstate highway links, plus daily air and rail services, how you arrive in Dubbo is simply a matter of choice.

When you arrive in Dubbo, getting around is a breeze with simple-to-navigate roads, free parking, access to public transport and car hire, and many accommodation options within a short walking or driving distance to attractions, conference venuesshops and restaurants.

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Travel to Dubbo by car

FROM SYDNEY / Travel over the Blue Mountains to Lithgow. From Lithgow there are two options; either drive north via Mudgee and Gulgong (396km) or head west via Bathurst and Orange (408km)

FROM CANBERRA /  Travel north via Yass, Cowra, Canowindra and Molong (403km)

FROM MELBOURNE /  Travel along the Newell Highway via Shepparton, Narrandera, West Wyalong and Parkes  (829km)

FROM BRISBANE /  Travel along the Newell Highway via Goondiwindi, Moree and Narrabri. (854km)

FROM ADELAIDE /  Travel east on the Barrier Highway via Broken Hill, Wilcannia, Cobar and Nyngan. (1271km)

Flying to Dubbo

Dubbo is within a one-hour flight of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Newcastle and Canberra. 

The Dubbo City Regional Airport is 7km from Dubbo's CBD and offers more than 180 direct flights per week.


Daily return services via QantasLink and Regional Express Airlines (flight time approx 45 mins)

FROM MELBOURNE / Sunday - Friday return services from Essendon via Fly Corporate (flight time approx 1 hr)


Sunday - Friday return services via Fly Corporate (flight time approx 1 hr)


FROM NEWCASTLE / Monday - Friday return services via FlyPelican (flight time just under 1 hr)

FROM CANBERRA / Monday - Friday return services via FlyPelican (flight time just under 1 hr)

Getting to Dubbo by train

NSW TrainLink’s daily return service from Central Station arrives in Dubbo at 2pm each day. Daily train and coach services also operate between Dubbo and Lightening Ridge, Coolabah, Broken Hill and Parkes. 
For departure times, latest deals and bookings, visit transportnsw.info/regional.

Public transport in Dubbo

Book a taxi online with Dubbo Taxis or call 131 008.

Take the bus with Dubbo Buslines - view latest timetables

Hire a vehicle from AvisBudgetHertz or Thrifty.

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