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

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Fly to Albury, train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$99 - $370

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Bus Firefly Express  •  10 h 25 min

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

$46 - $57

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Fly to Melbourne, train  •  6 h 30 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 / ...

$45 - $150

Bus via Yass  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Yass
  2. Take the bus from Yass to Albury
  3. Take the bus from Albury to Benalla

$51 - $99

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 $60 - $85 and takes 10 h 25 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 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to Benalla. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Benalla via Yass and Albury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Benalla. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. 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 58 min to get from Sydney to Benalla, including transfers.

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Sydney to Benalla bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Central Station.

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Sydney to Benalla train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Benalla is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs $70 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $140 and takes 9 h.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Benalla.
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  • Distance: 350.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 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 $45 - $150 and the journey takes 8 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Benalla via Yass and Albury in around 9 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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 35 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 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $22
First
$23 - $30
Sleeper
$85 - $95
Train from Broadmeadows to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$20 - $26
First
$28 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Train from Central Station to Benalla
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $150
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 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 Yass
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Yass to Albury
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
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
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Sydney to Benalla bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Benalla station.

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Sydney to Benalla train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Benalla station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Benalla is 663 km. It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to drive from Sydney to Benalla.

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

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There are 15+ hotels available in Benalla. Prices start at $77 USD 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 $17.

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