Thredbo is located within the Kosciuszko National Park in the NSW Snowy Mountains and is open 365 days a year.
Not quite sure how to get here? Don’t stress…it’s easy. Thredbo is located roughly 6 hours’ drive from either Sydney or Melbourne and can be conveniently accessed via car, bus or plane.
Most of our guests find it easiest to drive here. We’re located roughly 6 hours’ drive from either Sydney or Melbourne, and 2.5 hours’ drive from Canberra.
As we’re located in a national park, all vehicles are required to purchase a vehicle pass to enter Kosciuszko National Park. You can purchase your pass at the park entrance gates on Alpine Way before you enter the park. Find out more on the NPWS website.
Our partner Land Rover have compiled their best tips for driving in the snow.
Road Conditions and Snow Chains
The Alpine Way is the gateway to Thredbo. It’s one of the most beautiful and picturesque drives in Australia, but it can also be hazardous.
Here are some of our tips to make sure you’re prepared to arrive safely and on time:
- Is your car ready?
- Do you need snow chains?
- Check live traffic updates before leaving
If you’re visiting Thredbo for the day you can park your car in one of the many car parks close to the village and mountain.
If you are staying overnight in Thredbo, we have free overnight designated parking areas (P2,P3 & P4) and many chalets and apartments have on-site parking for guests. See Village Map
Here are some parking tips if snowfall is predicted during your stay…
Enjoy less time travelling and more time skiing and snowboarding when you travel by plane to Thredbo.
If you are flying from Sydney you can fly direct to Snowy Mountains Airport in Cooma with REX Regional Express. If you are flying from outside of NSW you will need to fly into Canberra and can do so from every major city in Australia.
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