There are 7 ways to get from Sydney to Noosa Heads by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Maroochydore  •  4h 51m

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

$115 - $318

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Train, bus  •  17h 22m

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

$54 - $82

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Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  6h 7m

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

$118 - $358

Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Noosa Heads

$148 - $398

Bus  •  16h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Gx241 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction Gx443 / ...

$104 - $248

Bus, train  •  24h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Westfield Garden City
  2. Take the train from Fortitude Valley station, platform 4 to Nambour station, platform 1
  3. Take the bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza 631 / ...

$110 - $154

Drive  •  11h 32m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Noosa Heads 1043.1 km

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Noosa Heads is to train and bus which costs $50 - $85 and takes 17h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Noosa Heads is to fly which costs $110 - $320 and takes 4h 51m.

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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 16h 50m.

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The distance between Sydney and Noosa Heads is 850 km. The road distance is 1043.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Noosa Heads without a car is to bus which takes 16h 50m and costs $100 - $250.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m 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 4h 51m and costs $110 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $250 and takes 16h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Maroochydore Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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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: 849.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

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 16h 50m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
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 Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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Transport NSW
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Fortitude Valley station, platform 4 to Nambour station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
TRANSLink QLD
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 Brisbane Airport to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$30 - $45
Premium
$35 - $50
Advantage
$30 - $40
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$120 - $160
Premium
$150 - $210
Advantage
$160 - $190
Bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$30 - $40
Premium
$30 - $45
Advantage
$30 - $40
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Noosa Heads
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Noosa Heads Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Westfield Garden City
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
TRANSLink QLD

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Noosa Heads is 1h behind Sydney. It is currently 3:55 AM in Sydney and 2:55 AM in Noosa Heads.

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Noosa Heads is 1043 km. It takes approximately 11h 32m to drive from Sydney to Noosa Heads.

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

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There are 811+ hotels available in Noosa Heads. 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.

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