There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Portland 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 to Mount Gambier, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. SYD - MGB

$140 - $329

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express, train  •  19 h 34 min

$67 - $86

4 alternative options

Fly to Melbourne, train, bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. SYD - MEL

$101 - $293

Train, bus  •  17 h 53 min

  1. 623 / ...

$88 - $211

Bus, train via Canberra  •  19 h 35 min

$103 - $182

Drive  •  13 h 3 min

  1. 765.2 miles

$100 - $160

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

There is no direct connection from Sydney to Portland. However, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Mount Gambier, take the taxi to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East, then take the bus to Portland. Alternatively, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Melbourne, take the walk to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the bus to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the walk to Southern Cross, take the train to Warrnambool, then take the bus to Portland.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Wagga Wagga, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Albury, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Canberra, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $85
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Hamilton Station/Station St to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Portland is 995 km. The road distance is 1224 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Portland is to bus and train which costs $90 - $120 and takes 19 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Portland is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 32 min and costs $180 - $440.

It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Sydney to Portland, including transfers.