There are 7 ways to get from Sydney to Ipswich by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Sydney to Brisbane, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 5 to Ipswich, platform 1

$71 - $243

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Fly Sydney to Gold Coast, bus, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 8 to East Ipswich, platform 1

$77 - $253

Fly Sydney to Toowoomba, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Toowoomba (WTB) SYD - WTB
  2. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Ipswich

$166 - $420

Train to Newcastle, fly to Brisbane  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE) NTL - BNE

$76 - $247

Train  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31

$95 - $137

Bus  •  18 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane

$106 - $139

Drive  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Ipswich 584.6 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at East Ipswich, platform 1 via Roma Street, platform 8. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Ipswich is 710 km. The road distance is 935.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Ipswich without a car is to train which takes 15 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Sydney to Ipswich, including transfers.

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Sydney to Ipswich train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Ipswich is to train which takes 15 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Sydney to Ipswich train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Brisbane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Ipswich is 935 km. It takes approximately 10 h 28 min to drive from Sydney to Ipswich.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Brisbane Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 444.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Ipswich once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 14 h 12 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Sydney to Ipswich once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 17 h 35 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 5 to Ipswich, platform 1
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 8 to East Ipswich, platform 1
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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