There are 8 ways to get from Sydney to Orbost by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Canberra  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Nicholson St/Wolseley St Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$46 - $79

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Train, bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Nicholson St/Wolseley St Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$54 - $78

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Cooma Gx200
  2. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Nicholson St/Wolseley St Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$46 - $91

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Orbost 401.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Cooma, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooma (OOM) SYD - OOM
  2. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Nicholson St/Wolseley St

$178 - $415

Fly to Moruya, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Moruya (MYA) SYD - MYA
  2. Take the bus from Apex Park/Princes Hwy to Nicholson St/Wolseley St

$171 - $315

Fly to Merimbula, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Merimbula (MIM) SYD - MIM
  2. Take the bus from Bennet Lane to Nicholson St/Wolseley St

$155 - $301

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
  3. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Nicholson St/Wolseley St

$127 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Orbost is to bus which costs $60 - $110 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Orbost is to fly and bus which costs $240 - $600 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Orbost. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Nicholson St/Wolseley St via Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Orbost is 494 km. The road distance is 642.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Orbost without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 40 min and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Sydney to Orbost, including transfers.

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Sydney to Orbost bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, depart from Sydney station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Sydney to Orbost bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Nicholson St/Wolseley St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Orbost is 642 km. It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to drive from Sydney to Orbost.

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Orbost. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Orbost.
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  • Distance: 308.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Orbost via Canberra and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave in around 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Moruya
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Sydney to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Nicholson St/Wolseley St
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Nicholson St/Wolseley St
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Apex Park/Princes Hwy to Nicholson St/Wolseley St
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bennet Lane to Nicholson St/Wolseley St
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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 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 Central Station to Cooma
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $50
Flexifare
$40 - $65
Bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24

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