Transport Canberra runs ACTION Bus route Rapid 3 with regular services between the Canberra Airport terminal through to the City interchange, Belconnen interchange, Cohen St interchange to Spence Terminus, seven days a week including public holidays. The Rapid 3 route operates every 15 minutes through the day (weekdays) and every 30 minutes on weekends. The trip from Canberra airport terminal to the City is less than 20 minutes.
An official Transport Canberra ticket vending machine is located on the ground floor within arrivals hall at Canberra Airport. The ticket vending machine’s user-friendly touch screen allows a simple and fast transaction for passengers to purchase a single or daily adult/concession tickets for bus and light rail using these machines.
Please view the Rapid 3 timetable and route map on the Transport Canberra website.
Cash Fares and MyWay card fares
Cash fare and MyWay card fares vary depending on applicable concessions and time of travel.
Due to COVID-19, cash fares are currently not accepted. Tickets can be purchased with cash at a Ticket Vending Machine located on the ground floor within arrivals hall at Canberra Airport and at major bus and light rail stations.
MyWay cards calculates the cheapest possible fare per passenger, based on any eligible concession and daily or monthly fare caps.
More details, including fares and how to purchase a MyWay card are available on the Transport Canberra website.
Live bus information is available on NXTBus
Trial Goulburn Shuttle Bus
A daily weekday coach service connecting Goulburn to the Canberra CBD will be extended until mid 2022.
The service was amended in 2020 to better connect customers with Canberra for their morning and evening commute.
Customers can travel from Goulburn at 6.30am and return from Canberra Civic at 5.30pm, arriving back in Goulburn at 7pm. The service also stops at Canberra Airport, Bruce Calvary Hospital, Canberra University and Belconnen Westfield to pick up booked customers.
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