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

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Train to Melbourne, fly  •  4h 13m

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

$78 - $258

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Train, bus to Avalon, fly  •  5h 40m

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

$62 - $241

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Southern Cross Frankston
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station Gx323 / ...

$75 - $126

Train  •  13h 17m

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

$63 - $173

Bus  •  14h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Frankston to Melbourne Airport Peninsula Express
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31

$66 - $107

Drive  •  9h 33m

  1. Drive from Frankston to Sydney 569.2 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Frankston to Sydney is to train which costs $85 - $250 and takes 13h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankston to Sydney is to train and fly which costs $110 - $370 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankston to Sydney. However, there are services departing from Frankston and arriving at Sydney via Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and Melbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankston to Sydney station. However, there are services departing from Frankston and arriving at Central Station via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 17m.

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The distance between Frankston and Sydney is 725 km. The road distance is 910.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankston to Sydney without a car is to train and bus which takes 13h 15m and costs $100 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Frankston to Sydney, including transfers.

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Frankston to Sydney bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Frankston station.

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Frankston to Sydney train services, operated by Metro, depart from Frankston station.

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The best way to get from Frankston to Sydney is to train which takes 13h 17m and costs $85 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $160 and takes 14h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Frankston to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 453.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

You can take a train from Frankston to Sydney via Southern Cross in around 13h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankston to Sydney via Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, and Melbourne in around 14h 34m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Frankston to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
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
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
Skybus
Bus from Frankston to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $40
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 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
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
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 1h 25m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankston to Sydney is 911 km. It takes approximately 9h 33m to drive from Frankston to Sydney.

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

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There are 2219+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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