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There are 7 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness 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 to Rockhampton, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Rockhampton (ROK) SYD - ROK
  2. Take the bus from Hunter St near Fenlon St to Rockhampton Rd nr Casey Dr

$146 - $295

Cheapest option

Fly to Biloela, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Biloela (ZBL) SYD - ZBL
  2. Take the bus from Biloela to Rockhampton

$83 - $293

5 alternative options

Fly to Gladstone, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gladstone (GLT) SYD - GLT
  2. Take the bus from Gladstone to Rockhampton

$171 - $354

Train  •  26 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Rockhampton Tilt Train / ...

$187 - $268

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  32 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton Gx443 / ...

$148 - $255

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  35 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Rockhampton George Street

$192 - $266

Drive  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness 910.1 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $420 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $420 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Inverness is 1203 km. The road distance is 1456.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 26 h 39 min and costs $260 - $380.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness is to train which takes 26 h 39 min and costs $260 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $360 and takes 32 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Rockhampton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness is 1456 km. It takes approximately 17 h 56 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Rockhampton Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Inverness. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 752.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Inverness, QLD, Australia?

You can take a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness via Central Station, Brisbane, Brisbane Roma Street, Rockhampton, Yeppon, and James St near Park St in around 26 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Inverness via Central Station, Sydney, Brisbane Roma Street, Brisbane, Rockhampton, and Bolsover Street in around 32 h 22 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Brisbane, Mackay
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Lord Howe Island, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Sydney to Biloela via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Biloela via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Biloela via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Biloela via Dubbo, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Sydney to Biloela via Lord Howe Island, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Biloela via Moree, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Youngs Bus Service
Website
youngsbusservice.com.au
Bus from Hunter St near Fenlon St to Rockhampton Rd nr Casey Dr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
youngsbusservice.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 Gladstone to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $85
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Biloela to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
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 Brisbane to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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