How to get from Sydney to Mission Beach

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Recommended option

Fly to Cairns, bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS) SYD - CNS
  2. Take the bus from Cairns to Mission Beach

$132 - $407

5 alternative options

Fly to Townsville, bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Townsville (TSV) SYD - TSV
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Mission Beach

$138 - $438

Train  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Tully Spirit of Queensland

$297 - $483

Train, bus  •  46 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tully Gx443

$243 - $401

Train, bus via Tamworth  •  46 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Tamworth Station 223
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cardwell
  4. Take the bus from Cardwell to Mission Beach

$281 - $451

Drive  •  27 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Mission Beach 1438.1 miles

$200 - $300

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

You can take a train from Sydney to Mission Beach via Brisbane, Brisbane Roma Street, and Tully in around 36 h 40 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $300
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
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Hornsby Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Tully
Ave. Duration
21 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$279
B-Quick
$154
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Cairns to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$12 - $18
Flexifare
$20 - $28
Bus from Townsville to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$20 - $29
Flexifare
$29 - $40
Bus from Brisbane to Tully
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $240
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$140 - $210
Flexifare
$170 - $240
Bus from Brisbane to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $240
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$140 - $200
Flexifare
$170 - $240
Bus from Cardwell to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $8
Flexifare
$13 - $18

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Mission Beach is 1850 km. The road distance is 2301 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Mission Beach is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $550 and takes 9 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Mission Beach is to fly and bus which takes 9 h 36 min and costs $170 - $550.

It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to get from Sydney to Mission Beach, including transfers.