There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Ipswich by plane, train, bus 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 Brisbane, train  •  4 h 50 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 to Gold Coast, bus, train  •  5 h 49 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

$78 - $253

Fly to Toowoomba, bus  •  6 h 49 min

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

$167 - $420

Train  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31

$99 - $141

Train, bus  •  19 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Muswellbrook Station 223
  2. Take the bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 355
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth to Dinmore

$131 - $154

Drive  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Ipswich 584.6 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Ipswich is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 10 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Ipswich is to fly and train which costs $95 - $330 and takes 4 h 50 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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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Sydney to Ipswich, including transfers.

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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 22 min.

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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.

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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
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
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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
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 Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Hornsby Station to Muswellbrook Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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
$27 - $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 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Dinmore
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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