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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Sydney to Brisbane  •  1 h 30 min

  1. SYD - BNE

$45 - $210

5 alternative options

Fly Sydney to Gold Coast, bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. SYD - OOL

$74 - $251

Train to Wollongong, fly to Brisbane  •  5 h 1 min

  1. WOL - BNE

$61 - $316

Train  •  16 h 4 min

  1. 31

$117 - $168

Train, bus  •  20 h 44 min

  1. 223
  2. 355

$125 - $199

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. 587.2 miles

$80 - $130

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

Virgin Australia, 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 $95 - $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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $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
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
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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Wollongong to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Albion Park Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Strathfield Station to Muswellbrook Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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
$27 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Brisbane Airport (BNE) is 750 km. The road distance is 940 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) is to fly which costs $60 - $280 and takes 1 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) is to fly which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $60 - $280.

No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) 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.

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