Getting To Perisher
Driving to Perisher
If you’re driving from Sydney its about five and six hours to get here (Google map Directions). If you’re coming from Melbourne it’s usually around a six hour drive.(Google Map Direction)On Friday nights do allow a extra 1 hour for the weekend pilgrimage to the snow.Once you leave Canberra the roads can be quite congested.If your staying over night parking is at Bullocks Flat Ski Tube on the Alpine way (on the way to Thredbo)
If you’re driving to Perisher from Jindabyne it’s an easy half hour drive in good weather; keep in mind that you’re legally required to carry properly fitting chains in any vehicle other than 4WD’s within the National Park.
There are a few things you need to be aware of when driving in the Snowy Mountains. Kangaroos and other wildlife are frequently seen, which is an amazing sight to see, but you don’t want to hit anything.
Flying to the Snowy Mountains
The local airport is located in Cooma where you can hire a car,shuttle service or take the bus to Perisher. Bookings are essential in winter.
Regional Express (Rex), in partnership with Snowy Mountains Airport Corporation Pty Ltd (SMAC), has launched Regular Public Transport (RPT) services between Sydney and the Snowy Mountains (Cooma)
When flying to and from the Snowy Mountains, there are a variety of airport shuttle options taking you into Perisher, Smiggin Holes, Guthega and Jindabyne. Click Here for more information
Canberra Airport is just a 2.5 hour drive from Perisher and a 40 minute flight from Sydney. Canberra is within a two hour flight from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. In addition to these state capitals, daily flights also connect Canberra with Adelaide and Perth. Direct flights are also available to Newcastle, Singapore and Wellington, New Zealand. Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Virgin and Fly Pelican offer regular services to and from Canberra Airport. Canberra Airport is located 10 minutes from Canberra’s city centre.,shui
Transport Services To Perisher
Snow Transport – Driver trained, snow licence accredited and the longest standing private transport operator in the Snowy Mountains Region. Experience being driven to the snow by the professionals with over 10 years experience. Safety and reliability are at the forefront of our business. Premier 4wd vehicles plus buses for larger groups.
Daily shuttle bus service from Jindabyne and surrounds to both the Skitube and Perisher from just $25 return.
Individual and group bookings welcome.
Canberra and Cooma Airport transfers in luxury 7 and 8 seat 4×4 vehicles. Experienced drivers will meet and connect with every flight and get you safely to your destination. Fully licenced and insured.
Snowlink shuttle service is the only exclusive shuttle for guests traveling from the Station Resort to Perisher who don’t wish to drive themselves.
Snowlink offers a daily return pre-booked shuttle from the Station Resort and offeris a door to door service in Jindabyne to the Skitube. Snowlink Shuttle can also offer private return transfers direct to Perisher.
From Canberra and Sydney
Alpine Charters is a local family operated business that provides excellent customer service, safety and is accredited in both NSW and the ACT. Servicing the Snowy Mountains region Alpine Charters can meet you at your desired pickup point, including Canberra Airport, Snowy Mountains Airport or anywhere in between. Alpine Charters provides private transfers for groups of all sizes.
Snow Connect is a private 4wd transfer company offering transport/shuttles to the snow 24 hours per day 7 days a week. Licensed and 4 wheel drive accredited staff.
Murrays Coaches provide luxury coach travel departing Sydney to NSW Snowfields every Friday & Saturday during July & August. Day packages from Sydney includes return coach travel from Sydney, lift ticket, equipment hire and lesson only $285.
Murrays Canberra Snow Express
Murrays Coaches provides a daily coach service to/from Canberra to the NSW Snowy Mountains. Day packages from Canberra packages including return coach travel from Sydney, lift ticket, equipment hire and lesson only $198.
Snobus Snowscene Express
The Snowscene Express connects you to Perisher on Sunday & Fridays from five convenient locations in Canberra including the city and airport. Extra luggage allowance included for snow equipment & gear with a guaranteed seat, including National park fees. From $170 per adult, $130 per child.
Snoexpress is the leading coach service between Canberra and Perisher, and one of the only coach service that stops right in the heart of Perisher Valley. Perisher drop-off and pick-up locations include Ski Rider, Smiggins and Perisher Valley. Snoexpress is able to be booked online with no credit card fees.
Port Stephens Coaches are the ‘snow coach specialists’ providing luxury coach travel to the snowfields every weekend. Snow tours depart Thursday and Friday from Port Stephens, Newcastle, Central Coast and Sydney, returning Sunday evening.
Bosfor Travel provides luxury coach hire for private groups wanting to travel from Sydney to the snow fields and return at any date and time of their choosing.