There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Geelong 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 Melbourne, bus  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station

$86 - $266

Cheapest option

Train  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong Melbourne - Geelong / ...

$67 - $179

4 alternative options

Fly to Avalon, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Avalon (AVV) SYD - AVV
  2. Take the train from Wyndham Vale to Geelong

$69 - $246

Bus, train  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong

$77 - $147

Bus  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station

$84 - $92

Drive  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Geelong 584.4 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Geelong is to bus which costs $110 - $130 and takes 14 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Geelong is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $370 and takes 5 h.

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The distance between Sydney and Geelong is 778 km. The road distance is 935 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Sydney to Geelong, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Geelong station. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Geelong Station via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Melbourne Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to Geelong. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Geelong via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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

You can take a train from Sydney to Geelong via Southern Cross in around 12 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Geelong via Melbourne, Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, and Melbourne Airport in around 14 h 29 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 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
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
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
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Wyndham Vale to Geelong
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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