Getting to Griffith
Road, Air & Rail
Griffith is centrally located with Sydney (570km), Melbourne (450km), Adelaide (791km) and Canberra (260km) at the intersection of the Kidman Way and Burley Griffin Way, just off the Sturt & Newell Highways.
Burley Griffin Way
Burley Griffin Way is a NSW state route Number 94 linking Canberra in the east to Griffith in the west. The Route is named after Chicago architect Walter Burley Griffin designer of the cities Canberra, Griffith and township of Leeton. The route starts at Yass on the Hume Highway, and travels west through many towns and districts capturing a fabulous diversity of agriculture and produce.
The Kidman Way touring route travels north - south and takes you through the heart of NSW, taking in Jerilderie in the south to Barringun on the NSW/QLD border. The Kidman Way links with the Matilda Highway, which travels north through the centre of QLD to Longreach and beyond.
Griffith is serviced by air from Sydney with Regional Express Airlines offering several flights a day.
Daily coach and rail services connect Griffith with Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney with V-Line and CountryLink
There’s also a weekend rail service which operates from Sydney to Griffith on a Saturday, returning on Sunday.
Major national hire car rental companies such as Avis, Thrifty and Hertz operate in Griffith.
If you have a group and need a coach, we have several coach companies who can assist with transport, or you can book a local taxi service T 02 6325 0004.
Griffith map, click here.
Riverina map, click here.
Uptown Griffith Cultural Walk
Discover the artistic, cultural and heritage features of Griffith's central district, with the Uptown Griffith Cultural Walk, a self-guided tour on foot. With many eateries along the route this walk is a delightful way to spend a morning or afternoon.
Our city drive takes you around to some of our most interesting attractions. Your journey takes you to the Griffith Regional Theatre to view the Soft Sculptured Curtain, then around the radial streets highlighting the design of Walter Burley Griffin’s city plan past the Centenary Sculptures and City Park. The drive takes you past the Pioneer Park Museum, an open air museum capturing life in the early 1900’s, it is also home to the Italian Museum and the Wine and Water Building. While up on Scenic Hill make sure you stop at the Hermit’s Cave Lookout, offering a fabulous view, an interesting walk (sturdy shoes required) and storyboard outlining the history of the hermit Valeri Ricetti. Ask for a copy of the drive when you visit the Information Centre.
Griffith, with its excellent range of accommodation and fabulous eating houses, makes an ideal base for exploring the nearby towns of Narrandera, Darlington Point, Leeton, Temora, Junee and Hillston.
Call into the Visitor Information Centre (open daily 9am-5pm) for all the details plus a comprehensive range of maps to guide you around our fabulous city.
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