There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Gladstone by plane, train, bus or car

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

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Sydney to Gladstone hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sydney to Gladstone via Brisbane Roma Street in around 21 h 24 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Brisbane
Avg. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Canberra, Brisbane
Avg. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Melbourne, Brisbane
Avg. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Brisbane
Avg. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Avg. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$100 - $150
1st Class
$130 - $200
Queensland Rail
Website
queenslandrail.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Gladstone
Avg. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Book at
bookings.queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Avg. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$85 - $130
Flexifare
$100 - $150
Bus from Brisbane to Gladstone
Avg. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $85
Flexifare
$75 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sydney to Gladstone?

The distance between Sydney and Gladstone is 1114 km. The road distance is 1432 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sydney to Gladstone?

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Gladstone is to drive which costs $200 and takes 17 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Sydney to Gladstone?

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Gladstone is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $300.

Is there a direct train between Sydney and Gladstone?

No, there is no direct train from Sydney to Gladstone. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Gladstone via Brisbane Roma Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 24 min.

Is there a direct bus between Sydney and Gladstone?

No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Gladstone. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Gladstone via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Sydney to Gladstone?

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Sydney to Gladstone, including transfers.