There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Queensland by plane, tram, 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 Gold Coast, tram  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  2. Take the tram from Broadbeach South to Cavill Avenue

$53 - $221

5 alternative options

Fly to Brisbane  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE

$67 - $237

Fly to Toowoomba  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Toowoomba (WTB) SYD - WTB

$143 - $385

Fly to Townsville  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Townsville (TSV) SYD - TSV

$112 - $302

Train  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31

$90 - $140

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Brisbane 574.5 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Queensland is to fly and tram which costs $70 - $300 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Queensland is to fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $90 - $330.

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The distance between Sydney and Queensland is 1484 km. The road distance is 919 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Sydney to Queensland, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station and arriving at Brisbane. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Queensland, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia and two other airlines fly from Sydney to Brisbane every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Brisbane once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 14 h 12 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Sydney to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Broadbeach South to Cavill Avenue
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190

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