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

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Fly Sydney to Melbourne, bus  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  2. Take the bus from Dandenong to Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd

$127 - $342

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Bus  •  15h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Dandenong to Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd Cowes or Inverloch - Melbourne Via Koo Wee Rup & Dandenong

$77 - $92

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Fly Sydney to Avalon, bus  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Avalon (AVV) SYD - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Southern Cross
  3. Take the bus from Dandenong to Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd

$122 - $368

Train to Wollongong, fly to Melbourne Essendon Apt, bus  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from Martin Place Station to Albion Park Station
  2. Fly from Wollongong (WOL) to Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) WOL - MEB
  3. Take the bus from Dandenong to Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd

$232 - $372

Train to Newcastle, fly to Melbourne, bus  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Melbourne (MEL) NTL - MEL
  3. Take the bus from Dandenong to Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd

$127 - $373

Train  •  16h 56m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Albury Station 623
  2. Take the train from Albury to Southern Cross
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston

$277 - $478

Bus via Mitcham  •  15h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne Gx232 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dandenong to Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd Cowes or Inverloch - Melbourne Via Koo Wee Rup & Dandenong

$138 - $215

Night train, train, bus  •  16h 22m

  1. Take the night train from Central Station to Albury Station 621
  2. Take the train from Albury to Southern Cross
  3. Take the bus from Dandenong to Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd

$108 - $279

Drive  •  10h 35m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Phillip Island 1001.1 km

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Phillip Island is to bus which costs $75 - $95 and takes 15h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Phillip Island is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $350 and takes 7h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Phillip Island. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd via King St/Lonsdale St, Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd and Dandenong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 53m.

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The distance between Sydney and Phillip Island is 742 km. The road distance is 1001.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Phillip Island without a car is to bus which takes 15h 38m and costs $75 - $95.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from Sydney to Phillip Island, including transfers.

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Sydney to Phillip Island bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Phillip Island is to bus which takes 15h 38m and costs $75 - $95. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $270 - $480 and takes 16h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Phillip Island via Melbourne, Flagstaff, Dandenong, and Dandenong in around 15h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sydney to Phillip Island via Albury, Southern Cross, Frankston, and Stony Point in around 16h 56m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Fly Corporate
Website
flycorporate.com.au
Flights from Wollongong to Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $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 Martin Place Station to Albion Park Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$20 - $26
First Class
$27 - $40
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Albury Station
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $210
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XPT bookings
Economy
$55 - $75
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$180 - $210
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Albury to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$35 - $50
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Dandenong to Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$12 - $17
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Avalon Airport to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
Skybus
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
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 to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$110 - $150
Premium
$140 - $190
Advantage
$150 - $180

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Sydney to Phillip Island bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Phillip Island is 1001 km. It takes approximately 10h 35m to drive from Sydney to Phillip Island.

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

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There are 259+ hotels available in Phillip Island. Prices start at $175 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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