Travel with Transport Canberra to Floriade 2019


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Spring has officially sprung, bringing with it warmer weather, longer days and a flower show in full bloom. Floriade, Australia’s premium celebration of spring is set to delight the green thumb, floral aficionado or avant garde(ner) in you.

Running from 14 September to 13 October 2019, Floriade returns to Canberra for its 32nd year.

NightFest will illuminate Floriade from Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 October with dramatic lighting displays, music and entertainment for everyone to enjoy.

Transport Canberra can take you to Floriade with a number of routes servicing Commonwealth Avenue near to the event.

Where: Commonwealth Park Canberra
When: Saturday 14 September - Sunday 13 October 2019

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Travelling to Floriade

Transport Canberra’s Rapid 2, Rapid 4, Rapid 6, Rapid 7 and Rapid 10 operate from Belconnen, City, Woden, & Tuggeranong Bus Stations with high frequency, providing easy access to Commonwealth Park via stops 8888 & 8889 on Commonwealth Avenue.

Bus services to Floriade via the bus stops on Commonwealth Avenue depart from Platform 2 and Platform 4 at the City Bus Station.

Weekdays: R2, R4, R6, R7 and R10

Saturday: R2, R4, R6, R7 and R10

Sunday: R2, R4, R6, R7 and R10

If you are travelling from Gungahlin to Floriade you can catch the Light Rail R1 into the City before transferring onto a Transport Canberra bus service from Platform 2 and Platform 4. Light rail services run between Gungahlin Place and Alinga Street.

Please note: Regular fares apply

Commonwealth Park is also an approximate 1km walk from the City Bus Station, via the footbridge over Parkes Way.

Travelling to NightFest

Floriade’s NightFest runs from Thursday 3 October until Sunday 6 October 2019.

Transport Canberra’s Rapid routes continue to provide access via Commonwealth Avenue on weekdays and weekends.

Please note: Regular fares apply.

Plan your journey ahead of time

View our Bus Station Guides for detailed maps of the bus stations and platform information.

Use the new Transport Canberra Journey Planner on our website to plan your travel.

NXTBUS will provide real time information regarding our services. You can use NXTBUS to look up bus stop locations by number.

Park & Ride

To travel to events in Canberra you can consider Park & Ride. For convenience you can use an allocated parking space to park your car before catching a bus or light rail to complete your journey. You’ll be helping to reduce congestion on ACT roads and the demand for parking in the City.

Accessibility

Accessible trips are shown in the Journey Planner with the wheelchair icon. You can select "Wheelchair Accessible" special services from the Journey Options to ensure that you only see accessible services.

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More information

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