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

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Fly to Melbourne, train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$86 - $271

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Bus  •  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 Station/Railway Pl Adelaide - Melbourne Via Nhill & Bendigo

$55 - $68

4 alternative options

Fly to Avalon, train  •  7 h 25 min

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

$70 - $253

Train  •  13 h 15 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 / ...

$71 - $184

Bus, train  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Melbourne Gx233
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo Melbourne - Bendigo Via Sunbury / ...

$85 - $148

Drive  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Bendigo 532.8 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Bendigo is to bus which costs $75 - $95 and takes 14 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Bendigo is to fly and train which costs $110 - $380 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Bendigo is 706 km. The road distance is 852.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Sydney to Bendigo, including transfers.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station 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 15 min.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Bendigo without a car is to train which takes 13 h 15 min and costs $95 - $260.

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Bendigo.
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  • Distance: 441.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

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 15 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 34 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 34 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 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Bus operators
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 Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Central Station to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $130

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