Albury is located on the Hume Highway on the northern side of the Murray River, in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. The Murray River lies between Albury and the Victorian city of Wodonga.
It has a large number of heritage buildings, including the Court House, which was designed by Alexander Dawson circa 1860.
Albury can be reached by rail on the Countrylink Melbourne-Sydney XPT service. It also has a busy regional airport, located 4 kilometres east of the city centre.