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There are 12 ways to get from Kaniva to Sydney by bus, plane, train, night train 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.

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Bus, bus to Mount Gambier, fly  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Kaniva to Bordertown
  2. Take the bus from Bordertown to Mount Gambier
  3. Fly from Mount Gambier (MGB) to Sydney (SYD) MGB - SYD

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Bus  •  20h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Kaniva to Melbourne Fe71 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Gx322 / ...

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Bus, train to Adelaide, fly  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Kaniva to Bordertown
  2. Take the train from Bordertown to Adelaide
  3. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Sydney (SYD) ADL - SYD

Bus to Bendigo, fly  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Kaniva Community Roadhouse/Western Hwy to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
  2. Fly from Bendigo (BXG) to Sydney (SYD) BXG - SYD

Bus, train to Melbourne, fly  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Kaniva to Ararat station
  2. Take the train from Ararat to Southern Cross
  3. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD

Bus, train to Avalon, fly  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Kaniva to Ararat station
  2. Take the train from Ararat to Footscray
  3. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD

Bus, bus to Mildura, fly  •  12h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Kaniva to Horsham
  2. Take the bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Mildura
  3. Fly from Mildura (MQL) to Sydney (SYD) MQL - SYD

Bus, train  •  18h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Kaniva to Ararat station
  2. Take the train from Ararat to Southern Cross
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 624

Train  •  20h 8m

  1. Take the train from Nhill to Southern Cross Nhill - Melbourne Via Ararat & North Shore / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 624

Bus, night train  •  18h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Kaniva Community Roadhouse/Western Hwy to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
  2. Take the bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Wangaratta
  3. Take the night train from Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 to Central Station 622

Train, night train  •  20h

  1. Take the train from Nhill to Southern Cross Nhill - Melbourne Via Ararat & North Shore / ...
  2. Take the night train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622

Drive  •  12h 38m

  1. Drive from Kaniva to Sydney 1141 km

Kaniva to Sydney by bus and train

The journey time between Kaniva and Sydney is around 18h 10m and covers a distance of around 1353 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by Firefly Express, V-Line, PTV Overland and others, the Kaniva to Sydney service departs from Kaniva and arrives in Central Station. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

4 Weekly Services
18h 10m Average Duration
$160 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Kaniva to Sydney is to bus and night train which costs $120 - $310 and takes 18h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaniva to Sydney is to bus and train and fly which costs $180 - $460 and takes 9h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaniva to Sydney. However, there are services departing from Kaniva and arriving at Sydney via Melbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 5m.

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The distance between Kaniva and Sydney is 948 km. The road distance is 1141 km.

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The best way to get from Kaniva to Sydney without a car is to bus and train which takes 18h 10m and costs $160 - $410.

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It takes approximately 9h 40m to get from Kaniva to Sydney, including transfers.

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Kaniva to Sydney bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Kaniva station.

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The best way to get from Kaniva to Sydney is to bus which takes 20h 5m and costs $110 - $320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $500 and takes 20h 8m.

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There is no direct flight from Mount Gambier Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Kaniva to Sydney bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Sydney station.

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Map of how to get from Kaniva to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 947.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 40m

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

You can take a bus from Kaniva to Sydney via Melbourne in around 20h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kaniva to Sydney via Nhill, Nhill, and Southern Cross in around 20h 8m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Adelaide, Canberra
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Melbourne, Canberra
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Adelaide, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Melbourne, Hobart
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Melbourne, Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Avalon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Bendigo to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Mildura to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Mildura to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Avalon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Melbourne, Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Mount Gambier to Sydney via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Mildura to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Bordertown to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Journey Beyond
Red Standard Readyrail
$45 - $55
Red Standard Everyday
$60 - $75
Red Premium Readyrail
$80 - $100
Red Premium Everyday
$100 - $120
Train from Ararat to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
Journey Beyond
Red Standard Readyrail
$35 - $45
Red Standard Everyday
$45 - $55
Red Premium Readyrail
$60 - $75
Red Premium Everyday
$75 - $90
Train from Nhill to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
Journey Beyond
Red Standard Readyrail
$60 - $75
Red Standard Everyday
$85 - $110
Red Premium Readyrail
$110 - $140
Red Premium Everyday
$140 - $180
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 Ararat to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$26 - $35
Train from Ararat to Footscray
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$25 - $35
Train from Nhill to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$50 - $70
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
XPT
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $250
Night train from Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 to Central Station
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
XPT
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$190 - $220
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Kaniva to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$58 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Kaniva to Ararat station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$58 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Kaniva to Horsham
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$58 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Kaniva to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$59 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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
Bus from Kaniva Community Roadhouse/Western Hwy to Sweetie's Bakery/North Tce
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$4 - $7
Bus from Kaniva Community Roadhouse/Western Hwy to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$35 - $55
Bus from Kaniva Community Roadhouse/Western Hwy to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$12 - $17
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$24 - $35
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Kaniva Community Roadhouse/Western Hwy to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Mildura
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Public Transport Victoria
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
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaniva to Sydney is 1141 km. It takes approximately 12h 38m to drive from Kaniva to Sydney.

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Mount Gambier Airport to Sydney Airport.

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