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There are 8 ways to get from Sydney to Duaringa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Sydney to Rockhampton, bus  •  9h 10m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Rockhampton (ROK) SYD - ROK
  2. Take the bus from Rockhampton Coach Station to Duaringa

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Train to Newcastle, fly to Rockhampton, bus  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Rockhampton (ROK) NTL - ROK
  3. Take the bus from Rockhampton Coach Station to Duaringa

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Fly Sydney to Gladstone, train  •  12h 12m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gladstone (GLT) SYD - GLT
  2. Take the train from Gladstone to Duaringa

Fly Sydney to Biloela, bus  •  11h 19m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Biloela (ZBL) SYD - ZBL
  2. Take the bus from Biloela to Rockhampton
  3. Take the bus from Rockhampton Coach Station to Duaringa

Train  •  27h 31m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Duaringa Spirit of the Outback

Bus, train  •  31h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Pm12
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Duaringa Spirit of the Outback

Bus  •  33h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton
  3. Take the bus from Rockhampton Coach Station to Duaringa

Drive  •  16h 23m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Duaringa 1412 km

Sydney to Duaringa by train

The train journey time between Sydney and Duaringa is around 27h 31m and covers a distance of around 1721 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by NSW TrainLink and Queensland Rail Travel, the Sydney to Duaringa train service departs from Central Station and arrives in Duaringa. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Trains
27h 31m Average Duration
$176 Cheapest Price
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Sydney → Duaringa
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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Duaringa is to bus and train which costs $160 - $290 and takes 31h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Duaringa is to fly and bus which costs $210 - $750 and takes 9h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Duaringa. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Duaringa via King George Square, 1E, Brisbane and Rockhampton Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to Duaringa. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Duaringa via Brisbane Roma Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 31m.

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The distance between Sydney and Duaringa is 1138 km. The road distance is 1412 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Duaringa without a car is to train which takes 27h 31m and costs $170 - $310.

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It takes approximately 9h 10m to get from Sydney to Duaringa, including transfers.

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Sydney to Duaringa bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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Sydney to Duaringa train services, operated by NSW TrainLink, depart from Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Duaringa is to train which takes 27h 31m and costs $170 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $550 and takes 33h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Duaringa.
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  • Distance: 1137.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 10m

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

You can take a train from Sydney to Duaringa via Brisbane and Brisbane Roma Street in around 27h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Duaringa via Brisbane, King George Square, 1E, Roma Street busway, platform 1, Brisbane, and Rockhampton Coach Station in around 33h 47m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Port Macquarie, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Brisbane, Mackay
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Wagga Wagga, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Coffs Harbour, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Port Macquarie, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Wagga Wagga, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Albury, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Newcastle to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Newcastle to Rockhampton via Brisbane, Mackay
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Newcastle to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Link Airways
Website
linkairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Biloela via Tamworth, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Biloela via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Biloela via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Biloela via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300131722 (+61736066630 for international calls)
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Gladstone to Duaringa
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$30 - $45
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$35 - $55
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Duaringa
Ave. Duration
12h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$80 - $120
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$110 - $170
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$95 - $140
First Class
$130 - $200
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton Coach Station to Duaringa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$20 - $30
Advantage
$22 - $35
Premium
$24 - $40
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$140 - $210
Advantage
$170 - $250
Premium
$180 - $270
Bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$110 - $170
Advantage
$140 - $200
Premium
$140 - $220
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Email
charter@busqld.com.au
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Biloela to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
Premier Motor Service

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Rockhampton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Sydney to Duaringa bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Duaringa station.

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Sydney to Duaringa train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Duaringa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Duaringa is 1412 km. It takes approximately 16h 23m to drive from Sydney to Duaringa.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Rockhampton Airport.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18 - $21.

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