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

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Fly from Avalon  •  1h 56m

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

$90 - $197

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Train, bus  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross Geelong - Melbourne / ...
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31

$72 - $86

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Shuttle to Melbourne, fly  •  3h 52m

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

$98 - $233

Train, bus via Melbourne  •  14h 3m

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

$142 - $266

Train, bus via Albury  •  15h 27m

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

$126 - $165

Drive  •  9h 39m

  1. Drive from Geelong to Sydney 927.5 km

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Geelong to Sydney is to train and bus which costs $70 - $90 and takes 13h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Geelong to Sydney is to fly which costs $85 - $200 and takes 1h 56m.

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It is 778 km from Geelong to Sydney. It is approximately 927.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Geelong to Sydney without a car is to train and bus which takes 13h 38m and costs $70 - $90.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Geelong to Sydney, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Avalon Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geelong to Sydney is 928 km. It takes approximately 9h 39m to drive from Geelong to Sydney.

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Jetstar offers flights from Avalon 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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The best way to get from Geelong to Avalon Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $40 - $50.

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Map of how to get from Geelong to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 778.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 56m

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

Jetstar flies from Geelong to Sydney 4 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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 Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
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 Geelong to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$12 - $16
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
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Shuttle from Geelong to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gull.com.au
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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Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250

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