Getting to the NFSA

We are situated in the heart of Canberra on McCoy Circuit, Acton, between the shores of Lake Burley Griffin and the grounds of the Australian National University. Just a 10-minute walk from the city and state bus interchanges.

 

BY BUS - WEEKDAYS

ON THE NUMBER 3
Route 3 runs between Belconnen Bus Interchange and Woden Bus Station on average every 20 minutes from 6.30 am to 10.30 pm weekdays. Bus alights at Liversidge St behind the NFSA.

ON THE NUMBER 7
Route 7 runs between Belconnen Bus Interchange and National Museum of Australia on average every 30 minutes from 5.30 am to 6.30 pm weekdays. Bus alights at Liversidge St behind the NFSA.

ON THE NUMBER 81
The Tourist Loop runs approximately every hour from 10.20 am to 4.20 pm, visiting a number of Canberra's cultural institutions. To use this service to visit the NFSA, alight at New Acton [Stop 3036] and proceed 600 metres along Gordon Street to the entrance on McCoy circuit.

Transport Canberra's Routes and Timetables site can help you find the most practical way to our venue (and others).

ON THE FREE CITY LOOP SERVICE
Transport Canberra now offers a free city-loop bus which connects with most buses at the Canberra City Interchange, 7 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday with buses around every ten minutes. To use this service to visit the NFSA, alight at New Acton [Stop 3036] and proceed 600 metres along Gordon Street to the entrance on McCoy circuit. Map and timetable.

RED EXPLORER BUS

The Red Explorer Bus now also stops at the NFSA. No booking is necessary for the hop-on, hop-off loop bus; you can purchase tickets on the bus. For more information and timetables visit the Explorer Buses Canberra website.

 

BY BUS - WEEKENDS

Note: the NFSA is open 12.00pm – 5.00pm on weekends and public holidays, and outside those times for special film screenings and events – see our upcoming events calendar.

ON THE NUMBER 934
Route 934 runs between Belconnen Bus Interchange and Woden Bus Station every hour from 7.30 am to 10.30 pm Saturdays and 8.30 am to 7.30 pm Sundays. Bus alights at Liversidge St behind the NFSA.

Transport Canberra's Routes and Timetables site can help you find the most practical way to our venue (and others).

RED EXPLORER BUS

The Red Explorer Bus now also stops at the NFSA. No booking is necessary for the hop-on, hop-off loop bus; you can purchase tickets on the bus. For more information and timetables visit the Explorer Buses Canberra website.

 

Parking

There is dedicated visitor parking on the premises between McCoy Circuit and Ellery Cresent (paid parking, up to three hours). There is also limited free parking surrounding the building on Liversidge Street.

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