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There are 7 ways to get from Sydney to Dandenong 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.

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Fly Sydney to Melbourne, train  •  4 h 21 min

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

$65 - $245

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Bus Firefly Express  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Campbellfield Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Sydney Rd/Mahoneys Rd to Springvale Station/Springvale Rd 902

$47 - $54

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Fly Sydney to Avalon, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$62 - $241

Train to Newcastle, fly to Melbourne  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Melbourne (MEL) NTL - MEL

$70 - $299

Train  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...

$63 - $168

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Melbourne Gx233

$80 - $136

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Dandenong 556.9 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Dandenong is to bus which costs $65 - $80 and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Dandenong is to fly and train which costs $90 - $350 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Dandenong. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Benga Ave/Hemmings St via Sydney Rd/Mahoneys Rd and Springvale Station/Springvale Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to Dandenong. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Yarraman via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 43 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Dandenong is 708 km. The road distance is 891 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Dandenong without a car is to train which takes 11 h 43 min and costs $85 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Sydney to Dandenong, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Dandenong is to train which takes 11 h 43 min and costs $85 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $200 and takes 14 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Dandenong.
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  • Distance: 442.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

XPT operates a train from Sydney to Dandenong twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 10 h 48 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Dandenong once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 12 h 35 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Yarraman
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
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
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
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 Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Campbellfield
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Sydney Rd/Mahoneys Rd to Springvale Station/Springvale Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Sydney to Dandenong bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Springvale Station/Springvale Rd.

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Sydney to Dandenong train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Southern Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Dandenong is 891 km. It takes approximately 9 h 19 min to drive from Sydney to Dandenong.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 366+ hotels available in Dandenong. Prices start at $82 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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