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There are 7 ways to get from Morwell to Sydney by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Melbourne, fly to Sydney  •  5h 31m

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

$115 - $311

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Train  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the train from Morwell to Southern Cross Melbourne - Traralgon Via Pakenham, Moe & Morwell / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...

$94 - $275

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Train, bus to Avalon, fly to Sydney  •  6h 44m

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

$115 - $297

Train to Melbourne, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Morwell to Southern Cross
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL) MEL - NTL
  3. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Central Station

$109 - $260

Train, bus  •  14h 24m

  1. Take the train from Morwell to Bairnsdale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Canberra
  3. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...

$95 - $133

Bus  •  15h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Morwell to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St Traralgon - Melbourne Via Morwell, Moe & Pakenham
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney GX322

$147 - $273

Drive  •  9h 58m

  1. Drive from Morwell to Sydney 862.1 km

$95 - $140

Morwell to Sydney by train

The train journey time between Morwell and Sydney is around 13h 59m and covers a distance of around 1083 km. The fastest train normally takes 13h 26m. Operated by V-Line and XPT, the Morwell to Sydney train service departs from Morwell and arrives in Central Station. Typically 16 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Morwell to Sydney train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Morwell to Sydney is to train and bus which costs $95 - $140 and takes 14h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Morwell to Sydney is to train and fly which takes 5h 31m and costs $110 - $320.

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No, there is no direct bus from Morwell to Sydney. However, there are services departing from Morwell and arriving at Sydney via Melbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Morwell to Sydney station. However, there are services departing from Morwell and arriving at Central Station via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 20m.

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The distance between Morwell and Sydney is 650 km. The road distance is 862.1 km.

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The best way to get from Morwell to Sydney without a car is to train which takes 14h 20m and costs $90 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Morwell to Sydney, including transfers.

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Morwell to Sydney bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Morwell station.

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Morwell to Sydney train services, operated by V-Line, depart from Morwell station.

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The best way to get from Morwell to Sydney is to train which takes 14h 20m and costs $90 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $280 and takes 15h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Morwell to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 650.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 31m

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

You can take a train from Morwell to Sydney via Southern Cross in around 14h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Morwell to Sydney via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Melbourne in around 15h 15m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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 Morwell to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$19 - $25
Train from Morwell to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$17 - $23
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Hamilton Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
XPT
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $250
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
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
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 Bairnsdale to Canberra
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$50 - $70
Bus from Morwell to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$17 - $24
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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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Morwell to Sydney is 862 km. It takes approximately 9h 58m to drive from Morwell 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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