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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Mission Beach by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly to Cairns, bus  •  10h 36m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS) SYD - CNS
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary

$169 - $432

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Fly to Townsville, bus  •  11h 30m

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

$170 - $462

Fly to Proserpine, train, bus  •  14h 31m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Proserpine (PPP) SYD - PPP
  2. Take the train from Proserpine to Cardwell
  3. Take the bus from Cardwell to Mission Beach

$210 - $529

Train  •  36h 40m

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

$281 - $460

Bus  •  45h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary

$230 - $376

Drive  •  27h 6m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Mission Beach 1438.1 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Mission Beach is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $650 and takes 10h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Mission Beach is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $650 and takes 10h 36m.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Mission Beach without a car is to train which takes 36h 40m and costs $390 - $650.

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It takes approximately 10h 36m to get from Sydney to Mission Beach, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Mission Beach is to train which takes 36h 40m and costs $390 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $320 - $550 and takes 45h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Cairns Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Mission Beach is 1h behind Sydney. It is currently 2:47 PM in Sydney and 1:47 PM in Mission Beach.

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Mission Beach is 2301 km. It takes approximately 27h 6m to drive from Sydney to Mission Beach.

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Mission Beach.
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  • Distance: 1156.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 36m

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 36h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Mission Beach via Brisbane and Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary in around 45h 10m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Tully
Ave. Duration
21h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$262
B-Quick
$145
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Townsville to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Cardwell Brasenose Street to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
Premier Motor Service
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 Townsville to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$18 - $27
Flexifare
$27 - $40
Bus from Cardwell to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $8
Flexifare
$12 - $17
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140

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There are 72+ hotels available in Mission Beach. Prices start at $63 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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