There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Childers by plane, bus, train 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 Hervey Bay, bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Hervey Bay (HVB) SYD - HVB
  2. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Childers

$146 - $343

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  21 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Childers Gx402 / ...

$125 - $286

4 alternative options

Fly to Bundaberg  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Bundaberg (BDB) SYD - BDB

$173 - $344

Train, bus via Maryborough West  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
  3. Take the bus from Maryborough West Station to Childers

Train, bus via Tamworth  •  27 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Muswellbrook Station 223
  2. Take the bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 355
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth to Brisbane
  4. Take the bus from Brisbane to Childers

$152 - $323

Drive  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Childers 767.4 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Childers is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 14 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Childers is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 6 min and costs $190 - $470.

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The distance between Sydney and Childers is 965 km. The road distance is 1228 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Sydney to Childers, including transfers.

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Sydney to Childers hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Bundaberg via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Bundaberg via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Bundaberg via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Bundaberg via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Bundaberg via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Bundaberg via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
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 - $190
Train from Hornsby Station to Muswellbrook Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Childers
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $18
Bus from Brisbane to Childers
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $60
North Burnett Regional Council
Phone
1300 696 272
Email
admin@northburnett.qld.gov.au
Website
northburnett.qld.gov.au
Bus from Maryborough West Station to Childers
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
northburnett.qld.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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