There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Bendigo 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 Melbourne, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$87 - $272

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Bendigo - Melbourne Via Sunbury / ...

$59 - $73

4 alternative options

Fly to Avalon, bus, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Avalon (AVV) SYD - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$75 - $255

Train  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo Melbourne - Bendigo Via Sunbury / ...

$75 - $191

Bus via Albury station  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Albury station
  3. Take the bus from Albury to Shepparton
  4. Take the bus from Shepparton to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl

$66 - $133

Drive  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Bendigo 532.8 miles

$75 - $110

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

You can take a train from Sydney to Bendigo via Southern Cross in around 13 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Bendigo via Melbourne and Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St in around 14 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
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
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
V-Line
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $85
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Albury to Shepparton
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Shepparton to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Albury station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$29 - $45
Flexifare
$35 - $55
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Shepparton to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Bendigo is 706 km. The road distance is 852 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Bendigo is to bus which costs $75 - $100 and takes 14 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Bendigo is to fly and train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs $110 - $370.

No, there is no direct train from Sydney to Bendigo. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Bendigo via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 17 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Bendigo. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Bendigo via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Sydney to Bendigo, including transfers.