There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Goulburn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Goulburn Station Southern Highlands Line / ...

$20 - $110

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Goulburn Fe21

$35 - $45

Train, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Martin Place Station to Wollongong Station South Coast Line
  2. Take the bus from Wollongong station to Goulburn Station 855

$29 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Goulburn 120 miles

$17 - $25

Fly, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Goulburn Station

$116 - $249

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Goulburn is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Goulburn is to drive which takes 2 h 6 min and costs $23 - $35.

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The distance between Sydney and Goulburn is 168 km. The road distance is 192 km.

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The train from Central Station to Goulburn Station takes 2 h 31 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Goulburn. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station and arriving at Goulburn Station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Goulburn, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Goulburn 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min. XPT also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Sydney to Goulburn once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Goulburn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$20 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Martin Place Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $16
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$95 - $110
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Wollongong station to Goulburn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Goulburn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
murrays.com.au

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