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Getting To Perisher
Self Drive, Transfers and Flying to the Snowy Mountains

Driving to the snowTravelling to Perisher:

The NSW Snowfields are easily accessible with direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to Canberra or Snowy Mountains Airport (Cooma). From there, you can either hire a car or catch a coach transfer to the snow. 

What ever your preference in getting to the Snowy Mountains Ski n Save are happy to help you find the best possible way for you and your group to help take the hassle out of organising a holiday!

Travel Distances: Distances are based on the most direct route.

From... To Perisher
Brisbane     1414km
Sydney         497km
Melbourne     609km
Canberra      213km

Snow Chains: It is a requirement that all vehicles except 4WDs carry properly fitting chains at all times within the Kosciuszko Nation Park. These can be hired at most service stations on your way to Perisher or we can organise them for you from our Jindabyne Hire Partner.

Parking: There is NO overnight resort parking available. Limited parking is available at specific accommodation houses. Free overnight security patrolled parking is available at the Bullocks Flat Skitube terminal.

Oversnow Transfers: Some on snow properties offer courtesy oversnow on arrival and departure (see individual property details) otherwise oversnow is available from the Perisher Valley Skitube Terminal at an extra cost. A courtesy shuttle bus operates between Perisher and Smiggins car parks daily until 6pm.

Kosciuszko National Park Entry: You will be required to pay an entry fee for the National Park which is $27 per vehicle per day. Alternatively you can purchase an annual pass for $190 per vehicle.

Click HERE for the link on directions from SYDNEY to PERISHER
Click HERE for the link on directions from MELBOURNE to PERISHER

Need a comfort stop...

Forrest Hotel & Apartments - Canberra

Quiet, convenient and tranquil. Situated in the Parliamentary triangle, Forrest Hotel and Apartments is close to many of Canberra’s major icons. It is the ideal stopover to a skiing holiday in the NSW ski fields of Thredbo and Perisher just 2.5 hours from the City.

Coach Transfers:

Getting to Perisher via coach has a number of options. You will need to first get a flight to Canberra from there you can get transfers Jindabyne and Perisher.

Ski n Save staff are experts at packaging you together the best possible transfers from your location to the ski fields, so let us take the hassle out of organising your holiday by calling 1800 020 622

 The Skitube

Catch the Ski Tube to PerisherAs overnight parking is not available at Perisher (some properties have limited private parking), we recommend using the Skitube, an underground train running from Bullocks Flat Terminal, approximately 20km from Jindabyne. Access is via the Alpine Way. Parking is free in the Bullocks Flat Terminal carpark.

On arrival at the Perisher Valley Skitube Terminal use the courtesy phone (next to the Hans Oversnow Office) to organise oversnow transport with your accommodation. If your accommodation does not offer courtesy transfers, Hans Oversnow can arrange transport to your accommodation.

Village Map

Perisher Village Map, Perisher  accommodation locations


  1. Perisher Centre
  2. Skitube Terminal
  3. Perisher Valley Hotel
  4. Perisher Manor
  5. Sundeck Hotel
  6. The Stables Resort
  7. Man From Snowy River Hotel
  8. Marritz Lodge
  9. Salzburg Chalet
  10. The Swagman
  11. Eiger Chalet
  12. Corroboree
  13. Matterhorn
  14. Chalet Sonnenhof
  15. Kooloora
  16. Assemblies of God Church 
  17. Volunteer Ski Patrol Headquarters
  18. Fire Station
  19. Catholic Church

North Perisher

      15. Peer Gynt
      16. Barrakee

Smiggin Holes

      17. Smiggin Hotel
      18. Smiggins Chalet Apts
      19. Heidis Apartments
      20. The Lodge
      21. The Royal Coachman
      22. Snow Bunny
      23. Lodge 21
      32. Smiggins Arcade

Kosciuszko Rd

      22. Ski Rider Motel
      23. Sponars Chalet