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

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Fly to Melbourne, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Echuca

$74 - $260

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Train, bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Benalla 621 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Benalla to Echuca Adelaide - Sydney Via Albury

$58 - $161

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Fly to Albury, train, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Benalla
  3. Take the bus from Benalla to Echuca

$107 - $382

Fly to Avalon, train  •  9 h 16 min

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

$75 - $261

Bus Firefly Express  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Wagga Wagga Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop 733

$65 - $85

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Albury Gx233
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Echuca Adelaide - Sydney Via Albury / ...

$68 - $116

Train  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Echuca Echuca/Moama - Melbourne Via Bendigo or Heathcote

$76 - $189

Drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Echuca 494.9 miles

$70 - $110

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Echuca. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Echuca Coach Stop via Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to Echuca. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Echuca via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 6 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Echuca is 640 km. The road distance is 791.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Echuca without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Sydney to Echuca, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Echuca is to bus which takes 11 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Sydney to Echuca bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Echuca Coach Stop station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Echuca.
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  • Distance: 399.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Echuca via Wagga Wagga and Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay in around 11 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sydney to Echuca via Southern Cross in around 15 h 6 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
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 Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 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
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train 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
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Echuca
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $22
First
$23 - $30
Sleeper
$85 - $95
Train from Central Station to Benalla
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $150
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
$150 - $170
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 Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Echuca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Benalla to Echuca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Albury to Echuca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$60 - $90

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Sydney to Echuca train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Echuca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Echuca is 792 km. It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to drive from Sydney to Echuca.

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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 62+ hotels available in Echuca. Prices start at $70 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 .

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