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

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Recommended option

Fly to Cooma, drive  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooma (OOM) SYD - OOM
  2. Drive from Cooma to Harrietville

$148 - $633

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Train, bus  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 623
  2. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St Mount Beauty - Melbourne Via Bright

$74 - $230

3 alternative options

Fly to Albury, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Ford St/Camp St
  3. Take the bus from Ford St/Camp St to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$138 - $232

Night train, bus  •  12h 8m

  1. Take the night train from Central Station to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 621
  2. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St Mount Beauty - Melbourne Via Bright

$74 - $230

Drive  •  7h 12m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Harrietville 674.4 km

$75 - $110

Sydney to Harrietville by night train and bus

The journey time between Sydney and Harrietville is around 24h 39m and covers a distance of around 823 km. The fastest journey normally takes 17h 3m. Operated by XPT, V-Line and PTV Regional Transit, the Sydney to Harrietville service departs from Central Station and arrives in Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
24h 39m
Fastest journey time:
17h 3m
Journey distance:
823 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$74
Carbon emissions:
52 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:42
Last service departs at:
20:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney to Harrietville night train and bus schedules

Sydney → Harrietville
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Harrietville is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Harrietville is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Harrietville is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Harrietville is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Harrietville is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7h 12m.

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The distance between Sydney and Harrietville is 504 km. The road distance is 674.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Harrietville without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 13m and costs $70 - $230.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Sydney to Harrietville, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Harrietville is 674 km. It takes approximately 7h 12m to drive from Sydney to Harrietville.

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Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Harrietville. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Harrietville.
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  • Distance: 504.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 21m

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

There is no direct connection from Sydney to Harrietville. However, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Cooma, then take the drive to Harrietville. Alternatively, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Albury, take the taxi to Albury, take the bus to Ford St/Camp St, take the bus to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St, then take the bus to Harrietville.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
XPT
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$190 - $220
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ford St/Camp St to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$10 - $14

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