Directions to Thredbo

Getting Here

Travellers from near and far will find the Snowy Mountains an incredibly easy place to reach. Situated half way between Sydney and Melbourne, we have a range of transport services second to none. So whether you're driving, flying, travelling by coach, plane or train, the Snowy Mountains is closer than you think.

By Air

Aeropelican Air Services is a domestic airline serving five locations in one of Australia's most beautiful regions - New South Wales: Sydney, Newcastle, Narrabri, Mudgee and Snowy Mountains.
Known for our professional services and scenic routes, we pride ourselves on our personal approach.
During Winter there are 20 services a week, multiple a day on busy days. Timetable

By Coach

Snow Alliance
Snow Alliance specialise in luxurious private transfers as well as bus transport to and from the NSW Ski Fields. We offer a large range of transport options to get you to your destination and our experienced and friendly drivers will ensure you get to your destination safely. We offer a door-to-door private service and pride ourselves on our customer service. This season we are offering scheduled as well as chartered bus services to all of the resorts - Thredbo, Perisher, Charlottes Pass, Smiggins, Guthega, Selwyn and anywhere in between. Our range of transport services include:

  • Buses charters & scheduled bus services (private and non-private) - up to 21 seats
  • Luxury Private AWD transfers - 4-7 passengers

Transborder Alpine Express
Transborder Alpine Express offers a year-round link from Canberra to the Snowy Mountains. A daily service operates from Canberra to Thredbo and return. Tickets are sold on the coach, however bookings and enquiries can be made to Transborder Express (office hours) 6241 0033.

By Car

The Snowy Mountains is located half way between Sydney and Melbourne. Travelling by car is the most convenient but also the most gratifying as the mountain scenery is breathtaking.

From Sydney it is an easy drive down the Hume Expressway. Before reaching Yass, turn left for Canberra/Cooma and follow the signs to Cooma. Upon leaving Cooma, you have the option of taking the Kosciuszko Road to Jindabyne, Thredbo & Perisher Valley or, taking the Snowy Mountains Highway to Adaminaby and on into the northern end of the Kosciuszko National Park.

From Melbourne Take Highway One through Gippsland turning in at Cann River to the Monaro Highway and Bombala and then on to Cooma. This should take about seven hours Or continue on to Merimbula and Bega and take the Snowy Mountains Highway up Brown Mountain to Nimmitabel and onto Cooma. This route is slightly longer and you should allow an extra two hours

Alternatively you can drive the Kosciuszko Alpine Way via Khancoban. This is approximately a six hour drive from Melbourne and a further two hours to Jindabyne.

From the West leave the Hume Highway and travel through Tumut and Talbingo on the Snowy Mountains Highway to Adaminaby and on to Cooma. The journey from Tumut to Cooma takes approximately 2 1/2 hours.

Other routes include the Elliot Way from Tumbarumba to Cabramurra and the spectacular Cabramurra to Khancoban Road which is only open in summer

All roads mentoined are fully sealed between the Snowy Mountains, Sydney and Melbourne.