There are 7 ways to get from Sydney to Portland by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly 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 - $538

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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

$69 - $303

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

  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

$153 - $437

Fly 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

$127 - $397

Bus, train  •  17h 34m

  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

$158 - $250

Bus  •  19h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St 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

$93 - $166

Drive  •  13h 3m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Portland 1224.2 km

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Portland is to bus which costs $90 - $170 and takes 19h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Portland is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $550 and takes 7h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Portland. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Ballarat and Hamilton Station/Station St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 1m.

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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 bus and train which takes 17h 34m and costs $150 - $250.

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It takes approximately 7h 31m to get from Sydney to Portland, including transfers.

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

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

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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: 995.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 31m

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Portland via Melbourne, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Ballarat, and Hamilton Station/Station St in around 19h 1m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Wagga Wagga, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Albury, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Canberra, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

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
$30 - $45
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$30 - $45
Train from Geelong to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$24 - $35
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $250
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XPT bookings
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $250
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

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
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$12 - $17
Bus from Warrnambool to Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$12 - $16
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$12 - $17
Bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$19 - $27
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Central Station to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$110 - $150
Premium
$140 - $190
Advantage
$150 - $180
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 - $4
Website
Public Transport Victoria

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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 43+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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