The main routes throughout the Riverina are:
Access to the area is between 5-7 hours south of Sydney depending on what area of the Riverina you intend to travel to.
CountryLink  runs twice daily XPT services between Sydney and Melbourne. In and around the Riverina area, services stop at Harden, Cootamundra, Junee, Wagga Wagga, The Rock, Henty, Culcairn and Albury on the NSW/Victorian border. Connecting coaches link with trains at Cootamundra and Wagga Wagga to other parts of the Riverina.
In addition, CountryLink provide a weekly Xplorer service on Saturdays and Sundays between Sydney and Griffith. The service from Sydney runs with the morning Xplorer train to Canberra on a Saturday and splits from that service at Goulburn; the return service on a Sunday (coaches run on other days). The train stops in and around the Riverina area at Harden, Cootamundra, Junee, Coolamon, Naranderra, Leeton and Griffith.
Many people may see this area only as a drive between Sydney and Melbourne. Several of the towns along the way have great alternatives to the McDonalds and other fast food available road-side.