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

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Fly  •  5 h 28 min

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

$236 - $292

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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

$170 - $242

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Train, bus, carferry  •  35 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Wallaroo Museum
  3. Take the carferry from Wallaroo to Lucky Bay
  4. Take the bus from Cowell to Port Lincoln

$365 - $758

Drive  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Port Lincoln 1169.8 miles

$160 - $250

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Port Lincoln without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 5 min and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Port Lincoln is to fly which takes 5 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 34 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Port Lincoln Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Sydney to Port Lincoln bus services, operated by Premier Stateliner, arrive at Port Lincoln station.

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Port Lincoln is 30 min behind Sydney. It is currently 9:20 PM in Sydney and 8:50 PM in Port Lincoln.

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Port Lincoln is 1872 km. It takes approximately 20 h 17 min to drive from Sydney to Port Lincoln.

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  • Distance: 882.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

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 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Port Lincoln via Brisbane, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 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 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$280 - $700
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$286
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$480 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Bus operators
Yorke Peninsula Coach
Website
ypcoaches.com.au
Bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Wallaroo Museum
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
ypcoaches.snspreview14.com.au
Premier Stateliner
Phone
1300 851 345
Email
reservations@premierstateliner.com.au
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Cowell to Port Lincoln
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Port Lincoln
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
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 - $85
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ferry operators
Sea SA
Phone
+61 (0)8 8823 0777
Website
seasa.com.au
Car ferry from Wallaroo to Lucky Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
seasa.com.au
Book at
secure.customlinc.com.au

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Qantas offers flights from Sydney Airport to Port Lincoln Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Port Lincoln. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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