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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Albury by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2h 42m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX

$144 - $278

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Train  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Albury Station, Platform 1 623

$55 - $210

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Bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Albury Gx233 / ...

$55 - $170

Bus via Liverpool Station  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool to Albury station Fe21

$62 - $67

Night train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the night train from Central Station to Albury Station, Platform 1 621

$55 - $210

Drive  •  5h 39m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Albury 549.5 km

$60 - $90

Sydney to Albury by train

The train journey time between Sydney and Albury is around 7h 31m and covers a distance of around 633 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 31m. Operated by XPT, the Sydney to Albury train service departs from Central Station and arrives in Albury Station, Platform 1. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 31m
Fastest train time:
7h 31m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$55
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:40
Last train departs at:
07:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney to Albury train schedules

Sydney → Albury
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Albury is 1800 020 080.

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The social distance requirement in Albury is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 15 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Sydney to Albury is to bus via Liverpool Station, which costs $60 - $70 and takes 8h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Albury is to fly which costs $140 - $280 and takes 2h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Albury. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Albury Station, Platform 1 station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 31m.

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The distance between Sydney and Albury is 462 km. The road distance is 549.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Albury without a car is to train which takes 7h 31m and costs $55 - $210.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m to get from Sydney to Albury, including transfers.

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Sydney to Albury bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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Sydney to Albury train services, operated by XPT, depart from Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Albury is to fly which takes 2h 42m and costs $140 - $280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $210 and takes 7h 31m, you could also bus, which costs $55 - $170 and takes 7h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Albury.
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  • Distance: 462 km
  • Duration: 2h 42m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Albury, NSW, Australia?

Qantas and Regional Express fly from Sydney to Albury 5 times a day. Alternatively, XPT operates a train from Central Station to Albury Station, Platform 1 once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $210 and the journey takes 7h 31m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Albury Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Website
XPT
Economy
$55 - $75
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$180 - $210
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 Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $170
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$85 - $130
Advantage
$100 - $160
Premium
$110 - $170
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$59 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Liverpool to Albury station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$59 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Albury Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Sydney to Albury bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Albury station.

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Sydney to Albury train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Albury Station, Platform 1.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Albury is 550 km. It takes approximately 5h 39m to drive from Sydney to Albury.

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Albury Airport.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Albury. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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