There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Sydney by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Brisbane  •  3 h 18 min

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

$67 - $236

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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

$73 - $244

Train  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32

$90 - $130

Bus  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney

$100 - $140

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Sydney 575.8 miles

$80 - $120

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Sydney. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Sydney without a car is to train which takes 14 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Brisbane to Sydney, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Sydney bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Brisbane station.

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Brisbane to Sydney train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Sydney is to fly which takes 3 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 15 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 17 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Brisbane to Sydney bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Sydney station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 457.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia 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 - $130 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 - $380
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
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
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
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 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
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
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Brisbane to Sydney train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Sydney is 921 km. It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to drive from Brisbane to Sydney.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 1996+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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