There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Port Lincoln by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Port Lincoln (PLO) SYD - PLO

$237 - $293

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Albury station
  2. Take the bus from Albury to 85 Franklin St
  3. Take the bus from Adelaide to Port Lincoln

$177 - $249

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  35 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands Indian Pacific
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Port Lincoln

$374 - $793

Drive  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Port Lincoln 1169.8 miles

$160 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Port Lincoln is to drive which costs $220 - $330 and takes 20 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Port Lincoln is to fly which costs $310 - $400 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Port Lincoln is 1412 km. The road distance is 1871.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Sydney to Port Lincoln, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Port Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Port Lincoln via Albury and Adelaide. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Port Lincoln, SA, Australia?

Qantas, Jetstar and three other airlines fly from Sydney to Port Lincoln hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Port Lincoln via Albury station, Albury, 85 Franklin St, and Adelaide in around 34 h 5 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Port Lincoln via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Port Lincoln via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Port Lincoln via Brisbane, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Port Lincoln via Alice Springs, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
24 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$297
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.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 Albury to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Premier Stateliner
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Port Lincoln
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au

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