Getting Here

Parkes is easily accessed from Brisbane and via the Newell Highway, and road links with Sydney, Adelaide and Canberra are also convenient.
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Rex connects Parkes to Sydney with several daily return flights.
Ph: 13 17 13 or

The Parkes Airport is located on the road to Orange, 5kms east of Parkes. Parkes Airport (02) 6816 4500

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Daily coach and rail passenger services are operated by NSW TrainLink between Parkes and Sydney return.

NSW TrainLink also operates train and coach services to over 365 destinations in Regional NSW and onwards to Brisbane, Melbourne and Canberra.

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Sydney - 365km                     Wollongong - 403km
Perth - 3,813km                     Adelaide - 1,067km
Melbourne - 708km             Newcastle - 490km
Canberra - 306km

Other Transport

Western Road Liners offers a town bus service Monday to Friday (except public holidays) within the Parkes township.

Download the town service map from their website.
Enquiries ph: (02) 6862 1022

Parkes Taxis ph: (02) 6862 2222
Maxi Taxi and Disabled Taxi available

Hire car
Avis (02) 6862 6677
Thrifty (02) 6862 1088
Hertz (02) 6862 4122