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There are 9 ways to get from Sydney to Nunawading by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Sydney to Melbourne, train

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL)
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Nunawading

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Campbellfield

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Fly Sydney to Avalon, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Avalon (AVV)
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Melbourne Southern Cross

Train to Wollongong, fly to Melbourne Essendon Apt

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Albion Park Station
  2. Fly from Wollongong (WOL) to Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB)

Train to Newcastle, fly to Melbourne

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Melbourne (MEL)

Train

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross

Bus via Southern Cross

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Domestic Airport to Melbourne

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Central Station to Southern Cross

Drive

  1. Drive from Sydney to Nunawading

Sydney to Nunawading by train

The train journey time between Sydney and Nunawading is around 11h 31m and covers a distance of around 961 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. The fastest train normally takes 11h 28m. Operated by XPT and Metro, the Sydney to Nunawading train service departs from Central Station and arrives in Nunawading. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
11h 25m
Layover time:
5 min
Total time:
11h 31m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
11h 28m
Train distance:
961 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$83
Carbon emissions:
50 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:40
Last train departs at:
07:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney to Nunawading train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Nunawading is to bus which costs $65 - $75 and takes 12h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Nunawading is to fly and train which costs $65 - $210 and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Nunawading. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Tunstall Ave/Springvale Rd via Sydney Rd/Mahoneys Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to Nunawading. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Nunawading via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 39m.

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It is 699 km from Sydney to Nunawading. It is approximately 878.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Nunawading without a car is to train which takes 11h 39m and costs $80 - $250.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Sydney to Nunawading, including transfers.

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Sydney to Nunawading bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Sydney station.

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Sydney to Nunawading train services, operated by XPT, depart from Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Nunawading is to train which takes 11h 39m and costs $80 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $75 and takes 12h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Nunawading.
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  • Distance: 698.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Nunawading, VIC, Australia?

XPT operates a train from Central Station to Southern Cross once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $250 and the journey takes 10h 50m. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Sydney to Campbellfield 4 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $70 and the journey takes 11h 5m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne via Launceston
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne via Launceston
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Link Airways
Website
linkairways.com
Flights from Wollongong to Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Nunawading
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
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 Albion Park Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $12
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
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
XPT
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $250
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Avalon Airport to Melbourne Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
Skybus
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Skybus
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Campbellfield
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 Domestic Airport to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $190
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$160 - $250

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Sydney to Nunawading bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Campbellfield station.

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Sydney to Nunawading train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Southern Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Nunawading is 879 km. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Sydney to Nunawading.

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Virgin Australia, Qantas, Jetstar and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 970+ hotels available in Nunawading. Prices start at $125 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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