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There are 9 ways to get from Sydney to Portland by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly Sydney to Melbourne, train, bus  •  10h 28m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
  3. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$99 - $289

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Train to Wollongong, fly to Melbourne Essendon Apt, train, bus  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Albion Park Station
  2. Fly from Wollongong (WOL) to Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) WOL - MEB
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
  4. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$66 - $174

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Fly Sydney to Avalon, train, bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Avalon (AVV) SYD - AVV
  2. Take the train from Geelong to Warrnambool
  3. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$73 - $263

Fly Sydney to Mount Gambier, bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Mount Gambier (MGB) SYD - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$169 - $377

Fly Sydney to Bendigo, train, bus  •  12h 54m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Bendigo (BXG) SYD - BXG
  2. Take the train from Bendigo to Footscray
  3. Take the train from Footscray to Warrnambool
  4. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$208 - $676

Train, bus  •  17h 52m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 621 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
  3. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$84 - $199

Bus, train  •  18h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
  3. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$67 - $85

Bus  •  18h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Ballarat
  3. Take the bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St
  4. Take the bus from Hamilton Station/Station St to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$113 - $176

Drive  •  13h 3m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Portland 765.2 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Portland is to bus and train which costs $95 - $120 and takes 18h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Portland is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $550 and takes 7h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to Portland. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St via Melbourne, Ballarat and Hamilton Station/Station St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 55m.

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The distance between Sydney and Portland is 995 km. The road distance is 1224.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Portland without a car is to train and bus which takes 17h 52m and costs $110 - $280.

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It takes approximately 10h 28m to get from Sydney to Portland, including transfers.

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Sydney to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Central Station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Sydney to Portland bus services, operated by PTV Regional Transit, arrive at Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Portland is 1224 km. It takes approximately 13h 3m to drive from Sydney to Portland.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Portland.
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  • Distance: 622.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Portland via Melbourne, Ballarat, and Hamilton Station/Station St in around 18h 55m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Sydney to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Hobart, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Launceston, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Canberra, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
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
$27 - $120
Train operators
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
Train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Geelong to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Bendigo to Footscray
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Footscray to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Albion Park Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
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transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Bus operators
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 Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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 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 Melbourne
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$65 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Hamilton Station/Station St to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria

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

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There are 38+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $17.

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