There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Benalla 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 Albury, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Benalla

$100 - $376

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Albury station Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Benalla Sydney - Adelaide Via Albury / ...

$48 - $59

4 alternative options

Fly to Melbourne, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  2. Take the train from Broadmeadows to Benalla

$76 - $355

Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Benalla 621 / ...

$50 - $160

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Albury Gx233
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Benalla Sydney - Adelaide Via Albury / ...

$57 - $104

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Benalla 414.3 miles

$55 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Benalla is to bus which costs $65 - $85 and takes 10 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Benalla is to fly and train which costs $130 - $550 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Benalla. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Benalla via Albury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Benalla. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Benalla is 560 km. The road distance is 662.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Benalla without a car is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs $70 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Sydney to Benalla, including transfers.

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Sydney to Benalla bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Sydney station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Benalla.
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  • Distance: 350.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Benalla, VIC, Australia?

XPT operates a train from Sydney to Benalla twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $160 and the journey takes 8 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Benalla via Albury station and Albury in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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 Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Broadmeadows to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $100
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $22
First
$24 - $35
Sleeper
$85 - $100
Train from Broadmeadows to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$20 - $27
First
$29 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Train from Central Station to Benalla
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $65
First
$70 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $160
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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 Central Station to Albury
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $90

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