There are 6 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Brisbane  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE

$45 - $210

5 alternative options

Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop

$73 - $250

Train  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31

$112 - $167

Bus  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...

$93 - $174

Bus, train  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Beenleigh
  2. Take the train from Beenleigh, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2 Vlbd

$125 - $171

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) 587.2 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) is to fly which costs $60 - $290 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) is to fly which costs $60 - $290 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) station to Brisbane Airport (BNE). However, there are services departing from International Airport Station and arriving at International Airport, platform 2 via Central Station and Roma Street, platform 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 4 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Brisbane Airport (BNE) is 750 km. The road distance is 939.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) without a car is to train which takes 16 h 4 min and costs $150 - $230.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) is to fly which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $60 - $290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $150 - $230 and takes 16 h 4 min, you could also bus, which costs $120 - $240 and takes 19 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Brisbane station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE).
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  • Distance: 468.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Brisbane Airport (BNE), Australia?

Jetstar, Tigerair Australia and two other airlines fly from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 14 h 12 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Beenleigh, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$13 - $17
Standard
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$100 - $140
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Beenleigh
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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