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There are 6 ways to get from Dandenong to Sydney by train, plane, bus 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.

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Train to Melbourne, fly  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Yarraman to Southern Cross
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD

$78 - $258

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Bus Firefly Express  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Nar Nar Goon to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St Traralgon - Melbourne Via Morwell, Moe & Pakenham / ...
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31

$48 - $66

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Train to Avalon, fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Yarraman to Southern Cross
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD

$62 - $241

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station Gx323 / ...

$75 - $126

Train  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...

$63 - $173

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Dandenong to Sydney 556.6 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Dandenong to Sydney is to bus which costs $65 - $95 and takes 15 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dandenong to Sydney is to train and fly which costs $110 - $370 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dandenong to Sydney. However, there are services departing from Dandenong and arriving at Sydney via Nar Nar Goon and Melbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dandenong to Sydney station. However, there are services departing from Yarraman and arriving at Central Station via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 52 min.

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The distance between Dandenong and Sydney is 708 km. The road distance is 890.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dandenong to Sydney without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs $100 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Dandenong to Sydney, including transfers.

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Dandenong to Sydney bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Nar Nar Goon station.

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Dandenong to Sydney train services, operated by XPT, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Dandenong to Sydney is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs $100 - $180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $250 and takes 12 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Dandenong to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 442.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

What companies run services between Dandenong, VIC, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Dandenong to Sydney 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 11 h. Alternatively, XPT operates a train from Dandenong to Sydney twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 11 h 8 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Yarraman to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Nar Nar Goon to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Dandenong to Sydney bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Sydney station.

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Dandenong to Sydney train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dandenong to Sydney is 891 km. It takes approximately 9 h 19 min to drive from Dandenong to Sydney.

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

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