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

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Fly to Maroochydore  •  4 h 7 min

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

$76 - $308

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Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  6 h 7 min

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

$68 - $248

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Train, bus  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction Gx443 / ...

$101 - $155

Bus  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction Gx443 / ...

$90 - $158

Bus, train  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Brisbane
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Nambour, platform 1
  3. Take the bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza 630 / ...

$114 - $165

Drive  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Noosa Heads 655.4 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Noosa Heads is to fly and bus which costs $95 - $350 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Noosa Heads is to fly which costs $100 - $440 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Noosa Heads. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Noosa Junction via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 55 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Noosa Heads is 850 km. The road distance is 1048.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Noosa Heads without a car is to train and bus which takes 17 h 22 min and costs $140 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Sydney to Noosa Heads, including transfers.

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Sydney to Noosa Heads bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Noosa Heads is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $100 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $230 and takes 19 h 55 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 Noosa Heads bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Noosa Junction station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Noosa Heads.
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  • Distance: 531.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Sydney to Noosa Heads every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Noosa Heads via Brisbane in around 19 h 55 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
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
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
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
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
Phone
13 12 30
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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Queensland Rail Travel
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 Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $16
Flexifare
$19 - $26
Bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Noosa Heads Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au

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Noosa Heads is 1 h behind Sydney. It is currently 6:21 AM in Sydney and 5:21 AM in Noosa Heads.

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Noosa Heads is 1049 km. It takes approximately 11 h 47 min to drive from Sydney to Noosa Heads.

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

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There are 586+ hotels available in Noosa Heads. Prices start at $106 USD 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 $17.

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