Transport To, From and In the Mountains

Jindabyne is the gateway to the Kosciuszko National Park and the Aussie ski fields in the Snowy Mountains of NSW. There’s a good network of roads leading to Jindabyne with the Snowy Mountain Highway, Monaro Highway and Kosciuszko Alpine Way displaying some of the best scenery in NSW.

How to get to Jindabyne

Jindabyne is easily accessible by road, air, intercity train and coach. If you’re taking a road trip it will take you through the Kosciuszko National Park and a fee is required on entry. Driving in the Snowy Mountains can be hazardous, especially in the winter months, so check the road conditions before planning your road trip to Jindabyne (and watch out for wildlife!).

Driving Distance to Jindabyne

  • Melbourne to Jindabyne – 580km
  • Sydney to Jindabyne – 470km
  • Canberra to Jindabyne – 175km
  • Cooma to Jindabyne – 73km

Alternatively, you can fly to the Snowy Mountains via Canberra Airport or Cooma Airport, the closest airport to Jindabyne, and there are a variety of coach operators serving the Snowy Mountain region of NSW.

However you plan to travel to Jindabyne, Snow Escape Holidays guest services are here to help you plan your transport to and from Jindabyne.

NSW TrainLink

Travel by train or coach to the Snowy Mountains with NSW TrainLink. The service runs from Sydney via Canberra, with stops in Cooma and Jindabyne. For travel from Melbourne, take the train to Bairnsdale and continue by coach to Cooma. NSW TrainLink has a great trip planner making it easy to plan your trip to Jindabyne.

Greyhound

Greyhound operates daily direct services on the Snow Express to Jindabyne, Thredbo and Perisher from Canberra Airport and Sydney Central Station. You can bring your skis and snowboards for free and travel in comfort with reclining leather seats, onboard WiFi, in seat USB chargers and spectacular views on your journey to Jindabyne. Pre-book your seat online today.

Snowlink Shuttles

Snowlink Shuttles are our preferred transport provider in the mountains. They offer airport transfers from Sydney, Canberra and Cooma as well as local transportation during your stay in Jindabyne. A daily door-to-door shuttle bus takes you to the ski slopes of Thredbo and Perisher in the winter months and the hiking trails of Charlotte Pass in summer.

Alpine Helicopters

ALPINE HELICOPTERS Offer a wide range of experiences in the Snowy Mountains and the High Country. See Kosciuszko, Mt Bogong, visit a Winery or Brewery and travel from the mountains to the sea staying at one of our secluded beach havens in Bermagui. In winter – travel for the day between the resorts from Perisher to Mount Hotham or Falls Creek for a days riding.

 

When you are in Jindabyne

 

Snowy Mountains Bus Service

Snowy Mountains Bus Service operates in winter to Perisher or Thredbo and is the most affordable and stress-free way to travel safely and reliably. Travel for only $23 return, plus save  on Kosciuszko National Park car entry fees when you book a return ticket. Buses run every day during ski season from bus stops throughout Jindabyne, East Jindabyne and the park-n-ride at The Station. Services to Thredbo & Perisher run every hour during the week and every half hour on Fridays and weekends.

Book early to secure your seat at snowymountainbus.com.au

 

Snowy Mountain & Jindabyne Taxis

This is the only taxi service in the Jindabyne area! There are hot spots around town to hop in a taxi or call ahead and book a standard or maxi taxi. You can plan your night out in Jindabyne (or the nearby resorts) and rest assured you’ll get home safely.

 

All Transport Options

Snowy Mountains Resorts – Winter Bus Service

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Alpine Helicopters

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Snowlink Shuttles

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Snowy Mountain & Jindabyne Taxis

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NSW Trainlink

NSW Trainlink

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Greyhound Australia

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Murrays Coaches

Murrays Coaches

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