How to get to Parliament House
Parliament House is located at Parliament Drive, Canberra
If you're visiting from interstate, the Visit Canberra website can help you plan your travel and stay in the nation’s capital.
From the City Centre
It's easy to get to Parliament House by car. If you are travelling from the City Centre, take Commonwealth Avenue. Stay in the right lane to access the slip road up to Parliament Drive and follow the blue signs to the Forecourt Basement (public carpark). Inputting 'Parliament House Underground Carpark' into Google Maps will take you right there.
From the South
Take Adelaide Avenue to State Circle and turn right at Kings Avenue. Follow the blue signs to the public carpark.
Parking is available most days in the Forecourt Basement car park—parking here is free on weekends, public holidays and for the first two hours on weekdays. View weekday parking fees.
Please note that parking is limited on sitting days and public holidays—but additional car parks are located within walking distance of Parliament House.
Free shuttle bus loop
The Culture Loop is a free shuttle bus service with stops at Parliament House, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, Questacon, the National Library of Australia, Regatta Point, the National Film and Sound Archive, the National Museum of Australia, the Canberra Museum and Gallery and the Canberra Centre.
Hop on and off without the hassle of finding parking at each destination. View the map and bus time table.
By public transport
Don't have a car? You can catch an ACTION bus to Parliament House from Civic Centre and other bus stations around Canberra. The closest bus stops are located on Federation Mall, about 200 metres from the public entrance at the front of Parliament House.