Whether you are travelling by road, rail or air - escaping to adventure has never been easier than in the Dubbo Region.
Road / Cue the road trip music, buckle your seat belt and set your speed to cruise control because all roads lead to the Dubbo Region. Conveniently situated in the heart of NSW at the junction of the Newell, Mitchell and Golden Highways, the great Australian road trip has never been easier or more enjoyable! Whether you are travelling by car or relaxing on a comfortable coach, you will find delightful diversions of food, wine, culture and more as the perfect prelude to your Dubbo Region adventure. Cruising in an electric vehicle is easier than ever, with publically accessible Tesla and NRMA car chargers available in the car park of the Western Plains Cultural Centre in Dubbo.
Air / Soar into Dubbo and start your adventure on a high. Direct flights are available from Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Melbourne, Cobar, Broken Hill, Bourke and Walgett, connecting to Lightning Ridge. From wheels up to touchdown in one to two hours with five airlines operating over 200 direct flights per week – the sooner you arrive, the sooner the adventure begins!
Rail / Sit back, relax and enjoy that rhythmic clickety-clack as you soak up the scenery on NSW Trainlink’s daily train service from Sydney Central (via Wellington) to Dubbo. Enjoy tasty treats from the onboard cafe and watch the views change from city streets, to dramatic mountain vistas, endless valleys and the wide open plains of your final destination. Once you arrive, getting around is a breeze, with easy to navigate roads, free parking, public transport networks, a fleet of taxis and car hire available.
Are we there yet?
|To Dubbo||To Wellington|
|Sydney||395 km||349 km||via Mitchell Highway|
|Bathurst||206 km||156 km||via Mitchell Highway|
|Orange||144 km||101 km||via Mitchell Highway|
|Mudgee||126 km||93 km||via Golden Highway|
|Newcastle||377 km||367 km||via Golden Highway|
|Hunter Valley||336 km||325 km||via Golden Highway|
|Canberra||408 km||358 km||via Mitchell Highway|
|Brisbane||851 km||876 km||via Newell Highway|
|Melbourne||829 km||817 km||via Newell Highway|