There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads 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 Gold Coast  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL

$50 - $217

4 alternative options

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2

$77 - $252

Train  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 3 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2 Bdvl / ...

$108 - $154

Bus, drive  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Maitland Station, Station St 8Hu
  2. Take the bus from Maitland Station, Station St to Scone Station, Coach Stop
  3. Take the bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 351 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth to Aratula
  5. Drive from Aratula to Burleigh Heads

$116 - $163

Drive  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Burleigh Heads 522.4 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Burleigh Heads, QLD, Australia?

Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Sydney to Burleigh Heads hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sydney to Burleigh Heads via Brisbane, Roma Street, platform 3, Varsity Lakes, platform 2, and Varsity Lakes station in around 16 h 31 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$17 - $22
Standard
$19 - $25
Train from Roma Street, platform 3 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $200
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Maitland Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Maitland Station, Station St to Scone Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Burleigh Heads is 675 km. The road distance is 836 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 9 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads is to fly which takes 3 h 7 min and costs $65 - $290.

It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads, including transfers.