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.

Recommended option

Train to Melbourne, fly  •  3 h 49 min

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

$80 - $260

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31

$48 - $58

4 alternative options

Train, bus to Avalon, fly  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Yarraman to Southern Cross
  2. Take the bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
  3. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD

$68 - $243

Train  •  12 h 52 min

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

$63 - $183

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney

$80 - $153

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Dandenong to Sydney 556.6 miles

$75 - $120

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

XPT operates a train from Dandenong to Sydney twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $180 and the journey takes 11 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dandenong to Sydney via Southern Cross, Melbourne, and Canberra in around 13 h 56 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
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Yarraman to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $85
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dandenong and Sydney is 708 km. The road distance is 891 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dandenong to Sydney is to bus which costs $60 - $80 and takes 15 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Dandenong to Sydney is to train and fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $100 - $350.

No, there is no direct train from Dandenong to Sydney. 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.

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 15 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Dandenong to Sydney, including transfers.