city in New South Wales, Australia

Griffith is a city in the south-western Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. Griffith is a city of immigration and irrigation. Developed by Italian immigrants after the second world war, watered by the Murrumbidgee and the Snowy Mountains Scheme, Griffith is an agricultural centre for fruits, wines, and rice. Due to irrigation, the areas are more intensively farmed than much of New South Wales, with many small farms close to the town.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

  • 1 Griffith airport (GFF IATA) (around 5km from the city centre). A small airport. The terminal and surround have been renovated, and there are daily flights from Sydney.    

You can rent a car from the terminal. Hertz, Avis and Thrifty operate from the terminal - but make sure you have the car booked and confirmed in advance if you expect someone to be there to meet you. As with many of these country depots, it can pay to give them a call locally rather than just doing the normal website booking.

You can also get a taxi into town. Call the 131 800 national number.

By trainEdit

  • NSW Trainlink run a direct train service linking Sydney to Griffith on Saturdays, returning on Sundays. The train travels for most of the day, so it isn't practical to take a train trip from Sydney for the weekend. Other days there is a coach connection to meet with the Sydney and Melbourne XPT service at Wagga Wagga. The railway station is two blocks north of the town centre, within easy walking distance of the town centre. The coach connection stops in the town and at the station.
  • V-Line run a daily coach service connecting with the train at Shepparton. It arrives in Griffith around midnight, before turning around and heading back towards Shepparton in the early hours of the morning.

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Travel Distances


Adelaide 797 km
Brisbane 1300 km
Canberra 350 km
Leeton 58 km
Melbourne 450 km
Narrandera 96 km
Sydney 570 km
Wagga Wagga 196 km

Get around

Car Hire


Avis - +61 2 6964 2266
Budget - +61 2 6962 3868
Europcar - +61 2 6021 6463
Thrifty - +61 2 6962 9122
Hertz - +61 418 696 280

By carEdit

  • By far the easiest method to get around in Griffith is by car, whether this be your own or a rental. (See table for numbers of local car rental companies)
  • Griffith also has a local taxi service which can be contacted on: 131 008.

By bikeEdit

  • ABEST have daily or longer term bicycle hire in Griffith [1]

By busEdit

  • Griffith Bus Lines - Local and School services timetables [2]. The bus generally runs several services a day to link Griffith's suburbs to the town centre and hospital. No services extend beyond the town, or link visitor areas.

By footEdit

  • For shorter distances walking is also another recommended option for getting around.

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Caravan ParksEdit

  • Caravan Village - Keith Millard, Mackay Avenue, +61 2 6962 3785.
  • Showground Caravan Park - Griffith International Hostel, Walla Ave, +61 2 6964 4236.
  • Tourist Caravan Park - Robert & Isabelle Gilbert, Willandra Avenue, +61 2 6964 2144.

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