There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Bright by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  10 h 43 min

  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

$55 - $157

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Bus Firefly Express  •  12 h 12 min

  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

$45 - $57

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  13 h 58 min

  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

$54 - $102

Drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Bright 407.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  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

$97 - $285

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Bright is to bus which costs $60 - $80 and takes 12 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Bright is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $400 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Bright. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Alpine Hotel/Anderson St via Albury and Ford St/Camp St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 12 min.

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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 train and bus which takes 10 h 43 min and costs $75 - $220.

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It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to get from Sydney to Bright, including transfers.

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

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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 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 6 h 52 min 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: 10 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Bright via Albury station, Albury, and Ford St/Camp St in around 12 h 12 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Bus 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
Bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ford St/Camp St to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Albury to Ford St/Camp St
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
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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Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Albury Airport.

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There are 310+ hotels available in Bright. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs $17.

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