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

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Bus Murrays Coaches  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$34 - $47

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Central Station to Canberra Gx233 / ...

$25 - $52

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...

$29 - $45

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Kingston 180.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly  •  3h 37m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR

$103 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Kingston is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Kingston is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Kingston. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Wentworth Av after Dawes St via City Bus Stn Plt 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Canberra Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Sydney and Kingston is 248 km. The road distance is 288.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Kingston without a car is to bus which takes 3h 57m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Sydney to Kingston, including transfers.

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Sydney to Kingston bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, depart from Sydney station.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Kingston is to bus which takes 3h 57m and costs $45 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4h 7m, you could also fly, which costs $140 - $340 and takes 3h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Kingston.
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  • Distance: 155.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Kingston, ACT, Australia?

Murrays Coaches operates a bus from Sydney to Kingston hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Kingston 3 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 4h 7m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Murrays Coaches
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney Central Station to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Sydney to Kingston bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, arrive at Canberra station.

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Sydney to Kingston train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Canberra Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Kingston is 289 km. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Sydney to Kingston.

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Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Kingston. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $17.

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