In addition to train services from Sydney, NSW TrainLink operates coach services across regional NSW. With daily coach services from Orange as well as, coach services from Lithgow on Monday to Friday and on Sundays.

For more information visit transportnsw.info

Get around Parkes with Western Road Liners.

Shuttle buses run from the following nearby towns:


There will be regular ticketed services between Parkes and Forbes during the Festival period.

The Parkes-Forbes bus service is proudly supported by Forbes Shire Council.

Peak Hill

Western Road Liners operates regular ticketed services between Parkes and Peak Hill during the Festival period.


Central West Tours operate a bus between Parkes and Cowra. Contact 0459 155 845 to book.


Langley's Coaches Dubbo will operate a day-trip tour bus between Dubbo and Parkes on Sat, 7 Jan, departing Dubbo Visitors Information Centre at 7.30am and returning at 5.30pm from Parkes. Contact 02 6882 8977 to book.