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

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Train to Melbourne, fly  •  3h 48m

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

$100 - $340

Cheapest option

Bus via The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd  •  15h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31

$64 - $74

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Bus to Avalon, fly  •  5h 12m

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

$85 - $326

Train  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 624

$79 - $254

Bus  •  13h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Gx322 / ...

$124 - $214

Drive  •  9h 20m

  1. Drive from Dandenong to Sydney 896.4 km

$110 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dandenong to Sydney is to bus via The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd which costs $60 - $75 and takes 15h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Dandenong to Sydney is to train and fly which costs $100 - $340 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dandenong to Sydney. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Rd/George St and arriving at Sydney via The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd and Melbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 9m.

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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 13h 1m.

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The distance between Dandenong and Sydney is 708 km. The road distance is 896.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dandenong to Sydney without a car is to train which takes 13h 1m and costs $75 - $260.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Dandenong to Sydney, including transfers.

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Dandenong to Sydney bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne 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 train which takes 13h 1m and costs $75 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $220 and takes 13h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Dandenong to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 708.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 48m

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

XPT operates a train from Southern Cross to Central Station once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $250 and the journey takes 11h 17m. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Melbourne to Sydney twice daily. Tickets cost $120 - $210 and the journey takes 12h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
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
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $250
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XPT bookings
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $250
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
Skybus
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$120 - $160
Premium
$150 - $210
Advantage
$160 - $190
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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

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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 896 km. It takes approximately 9h 20m 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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