There are 9 ways to get from Sydney to Lakes Entrance by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra Gx233 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$91 - $139

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Bus via Bega  •  15h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Bega Pm2
  2. Take the bus from Carp St/Church St to Post Office/Princes Hwy Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale

$76 - $116

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Train, bus  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 631 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Police Station/Roadknight St Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$82 - $131

Drive  •  8h 8m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Lakes Entrance 699.6 km

$85 - $130

Fly to Cooma, bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooma (OOM) SYD - OOM
  2. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St

$248 - $453

Fly to Moruya, bus  •  9h 59m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Moruya (MYA) SYD - MYA
  2. Take the bus from Apex Park/Princes Hwy to Post Office/Princes Hwy

$194 - $359

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  10h 37m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St

$185 - $438

Fly to Merimbula, bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Merimbula (MIM) SYD - MIM
  2. Take the bus from Bennet Lane to Post Office/Princes Hwy

$207 - $388

Fly to Melbourne, train  •  9h 53m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$130 - $387

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Lakes Entrance is to train and bus which costs $80 - $140 and takes 11h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Lakes Entrance is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 8h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Lakes Entrance station. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Police Station/Roadknight St via Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 15m.

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The distance between Sydney and Lakes Entrance is 532 km. The road distance is 699.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Lakes Entrance without a car is to bus which takes 11h 15m and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 11h 15m to get from Sydney to Lakes Entrance, including transfers.

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

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

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Sydney to Lakes Entrance bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Police Station/Roadknight St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Lakes Entrance is 700 km. It takes approximately 8h 8m to drive from Sydney to Lakes Entrance.

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  • Distance: 532 km
  • Duration: 11h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Lakes Entrance via Canberra and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave in around 11h 15m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Moruya
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $2,500
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$35 - $50
First Class
$50 - $70
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
Train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $65
Premium
$55 - $75
Advantage
$55 - $70
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 Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$45 - $65
Bus from Canberra to Police Station/Roadknight St
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$45 - $65
Bus from Carp St/Church St to Post Office/Princes Hwy
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$30 - $45
Bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$35 - $50
Bus from Apex Park/Princes Hwy to Post Office/Princes Hwy
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$45 - $65
Bus from Bennet Lane to Post Office/Princes Hwy
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$29 - $40
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Bega
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport.

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There are 174+ hotels available in Lakes Entrance. Prices start at $150 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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