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There are 8 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly to Melbourne, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool

$85 - $269

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Fly to Avalon, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Avalon (AVV) SYD - AVV
  2. Take the train from Geelong to Warrnambool

$59 - $240

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Fly to Mount Gambier, bus  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Mount Gambier (MGB) SYD - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St

$133 - $321

Fly to Bendigo, train  •  10h 27m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Bendigo (BXG) SYD - BXG
  2. Take the train from Bendigo to Footscray
  3. Take the train from Footscray to Warrnambool

$198 - $611

Train  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 621 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Colac

$90 - $209

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  20h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Ararat station
  3. Take the bus from Ararat to Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St

$119 - $191

Bus via Sydney  •  21h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Ararat station
  3. Take the bus from Ararat to Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St

$95 - $132

Drive  •  12h 8m

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy 715 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy is to fly and train which costs $80 - $340 and takes 8h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $460 and takes 7h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy. However, there are services departing from Sydney Airport, International Terminal and arriving at Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St via Melbourne and Ararat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 46m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Port Fairy is 941 km. The road distance is 1144 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy without a car is to train which takes 18h 3m and costs $120 - $300.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy, including transfers.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney Airport, International Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy is to train which takes 18h 3m and costs $120 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $270 and takes 20h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy.
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  • Distance: 588.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Port Fairy, VIC, Australia?

You can take a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy via Central Station, Southern Cross, Warrnambool, and Warrnambool in around 18h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy via Melbourne and Ararat in around 20h 46m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Sydney to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Hobart, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Launceston, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Canberra, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. 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 long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Geelong to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Bendigo to Footscray
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Footscray to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
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Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. 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 long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Ararat to Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
https://www.vline.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 Airport, International Terminal to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Ararat station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy is 1144 km. It takes approximately 12h 8m to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Port Fairy.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 281+ hotels available in Port Fairy. Prices start at $120 USD per night.

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