There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Mooloolaba by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Maroochydore  •  4 h 31 min

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

$78 - $312

Cheapest option

Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Mooloolaba

$65 - $243

4 alternative options

Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Domestic Airport
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Mooloolaba

$83 - $269

Train, bus  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Mooloolaba Gx441

$109 - $166

Bus  •  20 h 10 min

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

$111 - $156

Drive  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Mooloolaba 634.9 miles

$90 - $140

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Mooloolaba. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Mooloolaba via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 10 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Mooloolaba is 820 km. The road distance is 1015.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Mooloolaba without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Sydney to Mooloolaba, including transfers.

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Sydney to Mooloolaba bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Mooloolaba is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 10 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 Mooloolaba bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Mooloolaba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Mooloolaba is 1016 km. It takes approximately 11 h 21 min to drive from Sydney to Mooloolaba.

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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 Mooloolaba.
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  • Distance: 512.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Sydney to Mooloolaba every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Mooloolaba via Brisbane in around 20 h 10 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
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
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 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 International Airport to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $21
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $21
Bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $22
Bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Domestic Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
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

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There are 586+ hotels available in Mooloolaba. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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