There are 8 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.

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Fly to Mount Gambier, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  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

$119 - $378

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Bus Firefly Express, train  •  19 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross 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

$65 - $84

6 alternative options

Fly to Melbourne, train, bus  •  10 h 29 min

  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

$100 - $291

Fly to Avalon, train, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  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

$74 - $264

Fly to Warrnambool, bus  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Warrnambool (WMB) SYD - WMB
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$85 - $257

Train, bus  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
  3. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St

$86 - $204

Bus Greyhound Australia, train  •  20 h 45 min

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

$99 - $168

Drive  •  13 h 3 min

  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 $85 - $120 and takes 19 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Portland is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $550 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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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 17 h 52 min and costs $110 - $280.

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

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Mount Gambier Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Mount Gambier Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $71 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 $17.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Portland.
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  • Distance: 622.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

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
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Warrnambool via Melbourne, King Island, Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Warrnambool via Orange, Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Sydney to Warrnambool via Brisbane, Orange, Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
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
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Geelong to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $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 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 - $10
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
$11 - $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
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
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $130

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