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

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Fly  •  6 h 10 min

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

$126 - $357

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Perth to Sydney Indian Pacific

$650 - $1,600

Bus, train  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Esperance
  2. Take the bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
  3. Take the train from Kalgoorlie to Sydney

$638 - $1,523

Drive  •  43 h

  1. Drive from Perth to Sydney 2447.5 miles

$340 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Perth to Sydney is to fly which costs $170 - $500 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Sydney is to fly which costs $170 - $500 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Perth and Sydney is 3290 km. The road distance is 3916.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Perth to Sydney, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Perth and arriving at Sydney. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 2 days 18 h.

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There are 1758+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 2056.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Perth to Sydney hourly. Alternatively, Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific operates a train from Perth to Sydney once a week. Tickets cost $650 - $1,600 and the journey takes 2 days 18 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$682
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,100 - $1,600
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,600
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,400 - $1,900
Train from Kalgoorlie to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$585
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,300
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,400
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,700
Bus operators
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Esperance
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au

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