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

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Fly from Melbourne

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD)

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Bus via Campbellfield

  1. Take the bus from Campbellfield to Sydney

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Train, train to Avalon, fly

  1. Take the train from Sunbury to Footscray
  2. Take the train from Footscray to Werribee
  3. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD)

Train

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Airport

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Southern Cross to Central Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Sunbury to Sydney

Sunbury to Sydney by train

7 Weekly Trains
13h Average Duration
$79 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Sunbury to Sydney is to bus via Campbellfield which costs $60 - $70 and takes 13h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Sunbury to Sydney is to fly which costs $80 - $300 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunbury station to Sydney. However, there are services departing from Sunbury Station/Brook St and arriving at Sydney via Dromana Ave/Matthews Ave and Campbellfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunbury to Sydney station. However, there are services departing from Sunbury and arriving at Central Station via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h.

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It is 716 km from Sunbury to Sydney. It is approximately 861.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Sunbury to Sydney without a car is to train which takes 13h and costs $75 - $260.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Sunbury to Sydney, including transfers.

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

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Sunbury to Sydney train services, operated by XPT, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Sunbury to Sydney is to fly which takes 3h 18m and costs $80 - $300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $260 and takes 13h, you could also bus, which costs $150 - $290 and takes 13h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Sunbury to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 715.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

Virgin Australia, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Sunbury to Sydney every 20 minutes. Alternatively, XPT operates a train from Southern Cross to Central Station once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $250 and the journey takes 11h 17m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
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 Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Sunbury to Footscray
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Train from Footscray to Werribee
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
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 Sunbury to Footscray
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$6 - $9
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
Bus operators
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 Airport
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $190
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$160 - $250
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Campbellfield to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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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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Sunbury to Sydney bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Sydney station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunbury to Sydney is 862 km. It takes approximately 8h 55m to drive from Sunbury 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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There are 509+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Sunbury to Melbourne Airport is to line 479 bus which takes 27 min and costs $5.

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