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

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Train to Melbourne, fly  •  4h 8m

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

$85 - $220

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Bus  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31

$64 - $74

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Train, bus to Avalon, fly  •  5h 22m

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

$70 - $176

Bus via Melbourne  •  13h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Gx322

$134 - $254

Train, bus  •  15h 9m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury station to Goulburn
  3. Take the train from Goulburn Station to Central Station 634 / ...

$118 - $153

Drive  •  9h 21m

  1. Drive from Dandenong to Sydney 897.2 km

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Dandenong to Sydney is to bus which costs $60 - $75 and takes 13h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Dandenong to Sydney is to train and fly which costs $85 - $220 and takes 4h 8m.

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The distance between Dandenong and Sydney is 708 km. The road distance is 897.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dandenong to Sydney without a car is to bus which takes 13h 20m and costs $60 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Dandenong to Sydney, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Dandenong to Sydney is 897 km. It takes approximately 9h 21m to drive from Dandenong to Sydney.

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

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There are 755+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dandenong to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 708.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

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

Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Sydney 4 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $70 and the journey takes 11h 35m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Yarraman to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$35 - $50
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Goulburn Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Goulburn Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
Skybus
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Albury station to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$59 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250

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