There are 8 ways to get from Sydney to Ayr 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Proserpine, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Proserpine (PPP) SYD - PPP
  2. Take the train from Proserpine to Ayr

$143 - $442

Cheapest option

Fly to Townsville, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Townsville (TSV) SYD - TSV
  2. Take the train from Townsville to Ayr

$127 - $324

6 alternative options

Fly to Mackay, train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Mackay (MKY) SYD - MKY
  2. Take the train from Mackay to Ayr

$190 - $412

Fly to Hamilton Island, train  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Hamilton Island (HTI) SYD - HTI
  2. Take the train from Proserpine to Ayr

$195 - $615

Train  •  31 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Ayr Spirit of Queensland

$226 - $387

Train, bus  •  38 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Ayr Gx443 / ...

$215 - $343

Train, bus via Tamworth  •  42 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Muswellbrook Station 223
  2. Take the bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 355
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth to Brisbane
  4. Take the bus from Brisbane to Ayr

$242 - $373

Drive  •  25 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Ayr 1336.6 miles

$190 - $280

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Ayr, QLD, Australia?

You can take a train from Sydney to Ayr via Brisbane and Brisbane Roma Street in around 31 h 29 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Brisbane, Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Port Macquarie, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $300
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Ayr
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Townsville to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Ayr
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
16 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$247
B-Quick
$136
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
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Hornsby Station to Muswellbrook Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Ayr
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$120 - $170
Flexifare
$140 - $200
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 and Ayr is 1633 km. The road distance is 2139 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Ayr is to fly and train which costs $160 - $440 and takes 7 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Ayr is to fly and train which takes 7 h 7 min and costs $190 - $600.

No, there is no direct train from Sydney to Ayr. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Ayr via Brisbane Roma Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Sydney to Ayr, including transfers.