There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Sydney by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Brisbane  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Sydney (SYD) BNE - SYD

$67 - $237

3 alternative options

Bus to Gold Coast, fly  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD) OOL - SYD

$74 - $245

Train  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32

$90 - $140

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Sydney 575.8 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Sydney is to fly which costs $90 - $330 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Sydney is to fly which costs $90 - $330 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Sydney is 732 km. The road distance is 921.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Brisbane to Sydney, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane and arriving at Central Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Brisbane to Sydney every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Brisbane to Sydney once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 14 h 15 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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