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There are 9 ways to get from Sydney to Echuca by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Melbourne, bus  •  6h 45m

  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  •  11h 7m

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

$58 - $160

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Fly to Bendigo, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Bendigo (BXG) SYD - BXG
  2. Take the train from Epsom to Echuca

$178 - $634

Fly to Albury, train, bus  •  7h 33m

  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, bus, train  •  9h 15m

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

$75 - $261

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Albury Gx232 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Echuca Sydney - Adelaide Via Albury / ...

$60 - $101

Bus Firefly Express  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Albury station Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Albury Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop 741

$62 - $81

Train  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 621 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Echuca Echuca/Moama - Melbourne Via Bendigo or Heathcote

$76 - $188

Drive  •  8h 30m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Echuca 494.9 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Echuca is to bus which costs $85 - $120 and takes 13h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Echuca is to fly and train which costs $250 - $900 and takes 5h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to Echuca. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Echuca via Albury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 10m.

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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 15h 6m.

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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 bus which takes 10h 10m and costs $85 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from Sydney to Echuca, including transfers.

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Sydney to Echuca bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Central 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 10h 10m and costs $85 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 15h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Echuca.
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  • Distance: 399.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Echuca via Albury in around 10h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sydney to Echuca via Southern Cross in around 15h 6m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
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 Epsom to Echuca
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Southern Cross to Echuca
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $95
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transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $22
First
$23 - $30
Sleeper
$85 - $95
Train from Central Station to Benalla
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $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
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Benalla to Echuca
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Albury to Echuca
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Skybus
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
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$40 - $65
Flexifare
$55 - $80
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Albury Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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

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

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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 8h 30m 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 71+ hotels available in Echuca. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $17.

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