There are 4 ways to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sydney Airport (SYD) by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  55 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Sydney (SYD) CBR - SYD

$90 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport T1

$22 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Campbelltown Station 636 / ...
  2. Take the train from Campbelltown Station to International Airport Station T8 Airport and South Line

$41 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sydney Airport (SYD) 171.9 miles

$24 - $40

What companies run services between Canberra Airport (CBR), Australia and Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia?

Qantas, Qatar Airways and Virgin Australia fly from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sydney Airport (SYD) hourly. Alternatively, Murrays Coaches operates a bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sydney Airport (SYD) hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 24 min. Greyhound Australia also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Canberra Station to Campbelltown Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Sydney Trains
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport T1
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) and Sydney Airport (SYD) is 237 km. The road distance is 275 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 2 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to fly which takes 55 min and costs $110 - $290.

No, there is no direct bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sydney Airport (SYD). However, there are services departing from Canberra Airport and arriving at Sydney Airport T1 via Canberra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 55 min to fly from Canberra (CBR) to Sydney (SYD), including transfers and time at the airport.