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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Ford St/Camp St 7
  3. Take the bus from Ford St/Camp St to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$48 - $87

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Bus Firefly Express  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Albury station
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Ford St/Camp St 7
  3. Take the bus from Ford St/Camp St to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$43 - $55

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Train, bus  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Wangaratta 621 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St Melbourne - Mount Beauty Via Bright

$54 - $154

Drive  •  6h 52m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Bright 407.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Albury, bus  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Ford St/Camp St
  3. Take the bus from Ford St/Camp St to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$96 - $284

Fly to Melbourne, train, bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  2. Take the train from Broadmeadows to Wangaratta
  3. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$85 - $364

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Bright is to bus which costs $60 - $80 and takes 11h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Bright is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $400 and takes 6h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to Bright. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Alpine Hotel/Anderson St via Albury and Ford St/Camp St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 2m.

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The distance between Sydney and Bright is 500 km. The road distance is 651.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Bright without a car is to bus which takes 10h 2m and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 10h 2m to get from Sydney to Bright, including transfers.

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

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

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Sydney to Bright bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Alpine Hotel/Anderson St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Bright is 652 km. It takes approximately 6h 52m to drive from Sydney to Bright.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Bright.
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  • Distance: 312.4 miles
  • Duration: 10h 2m

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Bright via Albury and Ford St/Camp St in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
First
$65 - $85
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Train from Broadmeadows to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
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 Broadmeadows to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
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 Albury
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$40 - $65
Flexifare
$55 - $80
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Albury to Ford St/Camp St
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria
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 Ford St/Camp St to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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

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There are 339+ hotels available in Bright. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $17.

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