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Getting around Thredbo

Find the best ways to travel to, from and around Thredbo.

As Thredbo is a small ski village visitors often simply get around town on foot, and walk to the ski hill and to their accommodation.

Traffic around the area is usually slow as it is situated on a steep hill and roads can be icy. During winter, snow chains are mandatory.

If you’re not driving, shuttle buses are provided throughout the village during winter. These run from 7:30am to 9pm daily. During July and August, a special service runs until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.

All the main destinations, primarily the ski lifts, restaurants and accommodation, are accessible on foot or using the shuttle service.


Thredbo public transport

Types of transport: The free Thredbo Village shuttle operates along three routes. Snowy Mountains Shuttles and Snowlink Shuttle provide transfers between Thredbo and Jindabyne, which is another ski resort in the Snowy Mountains region.

Paying for transport: The Thredbo Village shuttle is provided free of charge. Shuttles between Thredbo and Jindabyne start at $51.45 each way.

Getting to and from the airport: There is no public transport to or from Cooma or Canberra airports, but there are shuttle services. You can book these in Thredbo Village, at the airport or online prior to arrival.
Best apps for getting around: There are currently no apps available to guide you around Thredbo.



Thredbo car hire rental companies

Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, East Coast Car Rentals, Red Spot and Thrifty are all available at Canberra Airport outside the arrivals terminal on the lower level.

Hertz is available at the Cooma Snowy Mountains Airport.

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Taxis and Uber

Taxi: Taxis can be hailed from the side of the road. They can be pre-booked online or over the phone.

Uber: Uber is not available in Thredbo.


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Airport transfers

Airport transfers are available between Canberra and Cooma airports to Thredbo, and provide a budget-friendly and hassle-free way of getting to the town.

Snowy Mountains Shuttles and Snowlink Shuttle provide transport from the Cooma Snowy Mountain Airport to Thredbo. Snoexpress has shuttles available from Canberra Airport to Thredbo.

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