There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Maroochydore (MCY) SYD - MCY

$72 - $302

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Train  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Nambour, platform 1 Ipna / ...

$128 - $189

Bus  •  21 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba Gx441 / ...

$117 - $166

Drive  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) 639.2 miles

$90 - $140

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY). However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Sunshine Coast Airport via Brisbane, Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club and Maroochydore station, platform 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 47 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is 827 km. The road distance is 1022.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) without a car is to train which takes 16 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY), including transfers.

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Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is to fly which takes 2 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 21 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Maroochydore Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Mooloolaba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is 1023 km. It takes approximately 11 h 28 min to drive from Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY).

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY).
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  • Distance: 516.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Maroochydore Airport (MCY), Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sydney to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) via Brisbane, Roma Street, platform 9, and Nambour, platform 1 in around 16 h 52 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
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 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Nambour, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Nambour
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
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
Bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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 Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24

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