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

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Fly from Sydney  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gladstone (GLT) SYD - GLT

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Bus, train  •  33h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Miriam Vale
  3. Take the train from Miriam Vale to Gladstone

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Train to Newcastle, fly  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Gladstone (GLT) NTL - GLT

Train  •  21h 35m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Gladstone Tilt Train / ...

Bus  •  31h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Gx244
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Gladstone Gx443

Drive  •  16h 31m

  1. Drive from Sydney to New Auckland 1420.6 km
Sydney → New Auckland
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Last updated: 23 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to New Auckland is to bus and train which costs $150 - $240 and takes 33h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to New Auckland is to fly which costs $200 - $320 and takes 5h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to New Auckland. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Philip Street at Stockland Gladstone via King George Square, 1E, Brisbane and Goondoon Street at Apex Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 6m.

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The distance between Sydney and New Auckland is 1109 km. The road distance is 1420.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to New Auckland without a car is to train which takes 21h 35m and costs $180 - $310.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Sydney to New Auckland, including transfers.

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Sydney to New Auckland bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to New Auckland is to fly which takes 5h 58m and costs $200 - $320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $310 and takes 21h 35m, you could also bus, which costs $240 - $470 and takes 31h 6m.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Gladstone Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Sydney to New Auckland bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Gladstone station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to New Auckland.
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  • Distance: 1109.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

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

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Sydney to New Auckland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sydney to New Auckland via Brisbane, Brisbane Roma Street, and Gladstone in around 21h 35m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Port Macquarie, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Tamworth, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Wagga Wagga, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Flights from Newcastle to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Gladstone via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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 Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$95 - $140
First Class
$130 - $200
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300131722 (+61736066630 for international calls)
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $140
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$60 - $85
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$80 - $120
BQuick
$101
AChoice
$135
Train from Miriam Vale to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$16 - $23
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$13 - $19
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 Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$140 - $210
Advantage
$170 - $250
Premium
$180 - $270
Bus from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $190
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$100 - $150
Advantage
$120 - $180
Premium
$130 - $190
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Miriam Vale
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to New Auckland is 1421 km. It takes approximately 16h 31m to drive from Sydney to New Auckland.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Gladstone Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in New Auckland. 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 - $21.

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