Take the stress out of your morning commute to Perisher by travelling on Skitube. Departing from Bullocks Flat, it only takes 10 minutes to arrive in Perisher, making it the quickest and most reliable way to travel to and from Perisher Valley.
Disembark at Perisher Valley terminal for quick access to Front Valley, or swap trains to continue on to Blue Cow. With loads of free day and overnight parking at Bullocks Flat, unloading your gear and organising your group is easy with Perisher’s Skitube.
Skitube operations have now ceased for the 2023 season. Skitube access for the 2024 winter season will be available to purchase early next year. We look forward to welcoming you back to Perisher next season!
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With services departing frequently, 7 days a week, the Snowy Mountains Bus Service is a safe and convenient way to travel between Jindabyne and Perisher. Services run to both Bullocks Flat and Perisher from Jindabyne every 60 minutes Monday-Thursday, with the added convenience of every 30 minutes Friday to Sunday. There are four pick up points at key locations in Jindabyne as well as seven in East Jindabyne.
Please stay posted for the 2024 timetable and routes which should be finalised early in the new year.
We recommend booking online ahead of time, however guests are also invited to show up and go.
For more information click here, or hit 'Book Now' to secure your seat.
Free Shuttle Service
A free shuttle service operates between Perisher Valley and Smiggin Holes during the season. The shuttle service runs from 7:30am to 5:30pm. Pick-ups are from the turning circle at Perisher Skitube Terminal and the metal bridge outside the Smiggins Hotel at Smiggin Holes. Shuttles depart approximately every 15 minutes. Please note, shuttle services between Perisher Valley and Smiggin Holes have now ceased for the 2023 season.
Travel by car
Perisher is located in Kosciuszko National Park, about a 5 hour drive from Sydney or a 7 hour drive from Melbourne.
If you choose to drive, we strongly recommend travelling to and from Perisher via Skitube. Arrive in Perisher Valley in 10 minutes from Bullocks Flat, where there is plenty of parking and facilities to set you up for a stress-free start to the day.
Travel times to Perisher
- Canberra – Jindabyne: 2-2.5hrs
- Sydney – Jindabyne: 5-6hrs
- Melbourne – Jindabyne: 7-8hrs
Travel times to Perisher from Jindabyne and surrounds
- Jindabyne to Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal: ~20 minute drive
- Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal to Perisher Valley via Skitube: 10 minutes
- Jindabyne to Perisher: Time can vary depending on weather conditions and travel dates. We suggest you allow at least 40 minutes and plan for extra time during popular periods.
National Park Requirements
The National Park entry fee into Kosciuszko National Park is $29 per day for each vehicle. It is compulsory for all 2WD vehicles to carry snow chains in winter, between June and October long weekends.
You can purchase single and multi day park passes at the NPWS visitor centre when entering the National Park, or an annual All Parks pass online. Click here for more information for National Park requirements.
Driving in snowy conditions
Driving in the Snowy Mountains is a unique experience, and you can come across some challenging conditions. Please drive carefully and be aware of wildlife, heavy vehicles and icy roads. Always drive safely to the road conditions and ensure to leave a safe distance between yourself and the car in front.
- Use your fog lights
- Don’t tailgate - keep a good distance between the car in front in case you need to stop suddenly
- Brake gently
- Don’t use hot water to remove any ice on your windscreen – either scrape it away or use the demister.