Wagga Wagga travel guide

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With a population of 46,913, Wagga Wagga is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Wagga Wagga to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga in December
Estimated hotel price
$146
1 night at 3-star hotel
Wagga Wagga in December
Estimated hotel price
$146
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Wagga Wagga

Plane

When flying to Wagga Wagga, you’ll arrive at Wagga Wagga Forrest Hill (WGA), which is located 10 km from the city centre. The shortest domestic flight to Wagga Wagga departs from Sydney and takes around 1h 10m.

Car

Another option to get to Wagga Wagga is to pick up a car hire from Canberra, which is about 162 km from Wagga Wagga. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Alamo, among others, in Canberra.

Plane

When flying to Wagga Wagga, you’ll arrive at Wagga Wagga Forrest Hill (WGA), which is located 10 km from the city centre. The shortest domestic flight to Wagga Wagga departs from Sydney and takes around 1h 10m.

Car

Another option to get to Wagga Wagga is to pick up a car hire from Canberra, which is about 162 km from Wagga Wagga. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Alamo, among others, in Canberra.

Airports near Wagga Wagga

Airlines serving Wagga Wagga

British Airways
Good (4,745 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (70 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (557 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (318 reviews)
Rex
Excellent (22 reviews)

Where to stay in Wagga Wagga

Average rates range from around $287 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $195 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Wagga Wagga

Most booked hotels in Wagga Wagga

Townhouse Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
$170+
International Hotel Wagga Wagga
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$172+
Quality Inn Carriage House
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$133+
Garden City Motor Inn
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$148+
Boulevarde Motor Inn
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
$134+
Mercure Wagga Wagga
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$171+

Hiring a car in Wagga Wagga

Hiring a car in Wagga Wagga costs $87 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 1% cheaper than airport locations in Wagga Wagga.

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Wagga Wagga (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.13 and $26.84. The most frequently booked car type in Wagga Wagga is Economy (Suzuki Swift or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is, on average, 36% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Wagga Wagga costs $87 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 1% cheaper than airport locations in Wagga Wagga.

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Wagga Wagga (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.13 and $26.84. The most frequently booked car type in Wagga Wagga is Economy (Suzuki Swift or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is, on average, 36% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.