Getting to Jindabyne
Buses, Flights and Driving Times
Jindabyne, Perisher and Thredbo By Air
Virgin Blue and Qantas airlines fly into Canberra Airport on a regular basis from Sydney, Gold Coast and Brisbane. Canberra is approximately two hours from Jindabyne by car (190km) and can be accessed via Car Hire or Coach transfers from the airport. Our Partner SnowEscape can arrange your flight details if you would like some assistance in booking flights and transfers.
Alternatively AeroPelican are now flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith airport to Snowy Mountains Airport which is located just outside of Cooma on the way to the Jindabyne and the resorts. Flights can be booked through www.aeropelican.com.au and coach transfers can be arranged from the airport to Jindabyne, Thredbo or Perisher with Ski n Save Snowholidays.
Coach trips can be organised from Sydney, Canberra and major bus depots to both Jindabyne and the resorts. Shuttles are limited from Cooma to Jindabyne & the Resorts during summer so it best to either book a coach trip that comes directly to Jindabyne or speak to one of the reservations staff who will help you find transfers to the area.Greyhound and Country Link service the area.
Coach transfers can be booked through Greyhound, Murrays, Transboarder, CountryLink or Snolink. There are limited daily transfers between Jindabyne and the resorts or if you choose to stay 'on snow' your coach will drop you at the resort.
Driving from Sydney
Follow the Hume Highway from Sydney then just south of Goulburn take the Federal Highway and travel south to Canberra. This section of the trip is on a mainly divided road. At Canberra follow the signs to the Monaro Highway to Cooma. The road then joins the Kosciuszko Rd that you follow through the town of Berridale and onto Jindabyne. Just past Jindabyne Town Centre take a left onto the Alpine Way to Thredbo or continue straight ahead to Perisher Valley.
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.
Driving from Melbourne
Follow the Hume Highway from Melbourne to Wodonga. Take the Murray Valley Highway "To Wodonga / Tallagatta" exit and follow the signs "To Tallangatta" Then after passing Wodonga follow the signs to Tallangatta again on the Murray Valley Highway. You pass through the village of Koetong onto Corryong. Drive through Corryong and take the "Khancoban" turn off on your right. Once in Khancoban you are only 76kms from Thredbo. For Perisher Valley and Jindabyne continue past Thredbo until you reach a T junction approximately 30km from Thredbo. Turnleft for Perisher Valley andright for Jindabyne.From here the drive to Perisher is truly spectacular as you take in awesome views of the Main Range and discover the beauty of the Kosciuszko National Park. The roads are clear for most of the year but when a big snow fall hits, chains may be required for some 2-wheel vehicles.