Visiting Canberra


Find your way around the nation’s capital using:

Find out how to catch a bus, where to get a MyWay for the cheapest travel option, and where to find a bus stop ID or map.

Canberra also has hundreds of kilometres of shared paths and a relatively flat terrain – ideal for cycling and walking.

What’s on? Check for upcoming events.

Canberra’s attractions - tourist loop

The Tourist Loop (Routes 81/981) operates seven days a week and will take you to some of Canberra's most iconic locations. Check attraction opening times and prices at Visit Canberra.

Download the Tourist Loop flyer (PDF 298KB)

Timetable effective from 7 October 2017.

Inner North

INNER NORTH

Weekday Route(s)

Saturday

Sunday

ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre

81

981

981

Ainslie + Gorman Arts Centres

27, 910

909910, 936 /937939

909910, 936 /937939

Anzac Parade / Australian War Memorial

1081

910981

910981

Australian Catholic University

2

936/937

936/937

Australian Defence Force Academy / Royal Military College

910

909910

909910

Australian National Botanic Gardens

81

981

981

Australian National University

37 (also Blue Rapid 300 series40)

934 (also Blue Rapid 300, 940 )

934 (also Blue Rapid 300, 940 )

Braddon / The Hamlet / The Hive

5657, 58101

932956, 958980

932956, 958980

Canberra Airport

11/11A

11A

11A

Canberra and Region Visitors Centre / Regatta Point

Red Rapid 200 series81, 23 (Gold Line)

981932, 934

981932, 934

Capital Region Farmers Markets / Exhibition Park in Canberra

Red Rapid 200 series56, 5758

200956, 958

200956, 958

Commonwealth Park / Floriade (Seasonal) / Lake Burley Griffin / National Capital Exhibition

Blue Rapid 300 series1, 23 (Gold Line), 80, 81

Blue Rapid 300932, 934935981

Blue Rapid 300932, 934935981

CSIRO Discovery Centre

81

981

981

Dickson

7 (also Red Rapid 200 series, 303139, 565758)

939 (also 932, 200956,958, 980 )

939 (also 932, 200956,958, 980 )

National Arboretum Canberra

81

981

981

National Convention Centre Canberra

Red Rapid 200 series11

938980

938980

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

37

934

934

National Zoo & Aquarium

81

981

981

Inner south

INNER SOUTH

Weekday Route(s)

Saturday

Sunday

Beijing Garden / Canberra-Nara Peace Park / Lennox Gardens

Blue Rapid 300 series

Blue Rapid 300932

Blue Rapid 300932

Canberra Glassworks / Old Bus Depot Markets

Red Rapid 200 series80

935938, 980

935938, 980

Canberra Railway Station

Red Rapid 200 series80

980

980

Canberra Outlet Centre

Red Rapid 200 series80

980

980

Commonwealth Place / International Flag Display / Reconciliation Place

123 (Gold Line), 80, 81

934935, 981

934935, 981

High Court of Australia / National Gallery of Australia / National Portrait Gallery

123 (Gold Line), 80

934935

934935

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

123 (Gold Line), 81

934935, 981

934935, 981

National Archives of Australia

1 (also Red Rapid 200 series, 23 (Gold Line), 46 (Green Line))

934935, 938

934935, 938

National Library of Australia / Questacon – the National Science and Technology Centre

123 (Gold Line), 80, 81

934935, 981

934935, 981

National Museum of Australia

781

934981

934981

Parliament House

181

934981

934981

Royal Australian Mint

12

932

932

Belconnen

BELCONNEN

Weekday Route(s)

Saturday

Sunday

Australian Institute of Sport / GIO Stadium

7

980

980

University of Canberra

Blue Rapid 300 series3, 73031, 250

Blue Rapid 300932, 934954980

Blue Rapid 300932, 934954980

Gungahlin

GUNGAHLIN

Weekday Route(s)

Saturday

Sunday

Canberra Reptile Zoo / Federation Square

51/251, 52 /252

951952

951952

Cockington Green Gardens / National Dinosaur Museum

51/251, 52 /252

951952

951952