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

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Fly from Avalon  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD

$54 - $235

5 alternative options

Bus to Melbourne, fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD

$85 - $265

Train  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross Geelong - Melbourne / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...

$65 - $177

Train, bus  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross Geelong - Melbourne / ...
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station Gx322 / ...

$81 - $140

Bus  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31

$76 - $91

Drive  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Geelong to Sydney 582.4 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Geelong to Sydney is to bus which costs $100 - $130 and takes 14 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geelong to Sydney is to fly which costs $75 - $330 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Geelong and Sydney is 778 km. The road distance is 931.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Geelong to Sydney, including transfers.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Geelong to Sydney station. However, there are services departing from Geelong and arriving at Central Station via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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Geelong to Sydney bus services, operated by Gull, depart from McKillop St/Moorabool St station.

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Map of how to get from Geelong to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 486.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

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

Jetstar flies from Geelong to Sydney 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geelong to Sydney via Southern Cross in around 13 h 10 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
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
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Geelong to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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