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There are 4 ways to get from Perth to Sydney by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to Sydney (SYD)

3 alternative options

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
  2. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
  3. Take the bus from Albury to Sydney

Train

  1. Take the train from Perth to Sydney Central Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Perth to Sydney

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The most affordable way to get from Perth to Sydney is to fly, which costs $240 - $850 and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Sydney is to fly which costs $240 - $850 and takes 5h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Perth and arriving at Sydney Central Station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 days 3h.

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The distance between Perth and Sydney is 3290 km. The road distance is 3935 km.

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The best way to get from Perth to Sydney without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 19h and costs $750 - $4,400.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Perth to Sydney, including transfers.

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Perth to Sydney train services, operated by Journey Beyond - Indian Pacific, depart from Perth station.

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The best way to get from Perth to Sydney is to fly which takes 5h 32m and costs $240 - $850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $850 - $5,500 and takes 3 days 3h.

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The quickest flight from Perth Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h.

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Sydney is 2h ahead of Perth. It is currently 9:40 AM in Perth and 11:40 AM in Sydney.

Map of how to get from Perth to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 3290.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Perth, WA, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Perth to Sydney hourly. Alternatively, Journey Beyond - Indian Pacific operates a train from Perth to Sydney Central Station once a week. Tickets cost $850 - $5,500 and the journey takes 3 days 3h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Train operators
Journey Beyond - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357 (Outside AU +61 8 8213 4401)
Email
sales.enquiries@journeybeyond.com
Website
journeybeyondrail.com.au
Train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
43h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$600 - $4,000
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Journey Beyond
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$598
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,400
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,400
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,700
GOLD TWIN
$1,600 - $2,600
GOLD SINGLE
$1,400 - $2,400
PLATINUM
$3,200 - $4,000
Train from Perth to Sydney Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 days 3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$850 - $5,500
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Journey Beyond
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$863
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,400 - $2,000
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,500 - $2,100
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,800 - $2,400
GOLD TWIN
$2,300 - $3,300
GOLD SINGLE
$2,000 - $3,000
PLATINUM
$4,100 - $5,500
Bus 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
Bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$100 - $140
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 Albury to Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$85 - $130
Advantage
$100 - $160
Premium
$110 - $170
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Albury station to Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Perth to Sydney train services, operated by Journey Beyond - Indian Pacific, arrive at Sydney Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Perth to Sydney is 3935 km. It takes approximately 40h 54m to drive from Perth to Sydney.

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

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There are 449+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Perth to Perth Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs $5 - $7.

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