There are 8 ways to get from Sydney to Sale by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Canberra  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$57 - $94

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Train, bus  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$65 - $93

Train  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Sale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon

$75 - $191

Bus  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Cooma Gx200
  2. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$58 - $108

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Sale 499.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Melbourne, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Sale

$89 - $276

Fly to Avalon, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Avalon (AVV) SYD - AVV
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Sale

$73 - $259

Fly to Cooma, bus  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooma (OOM) SYD - OOM
  2. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St

$190 - $432

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Sale is to bus which costs $75 - $150 and takes 14 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Sale is to fly and train which costs $120 - $380 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Sale. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St via Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to Sale. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Sale via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 42 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Sale is 601 km. The road distance is 799.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sale without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 5 min and costs $75 - $130.

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It takes approximately 13 h 5 min to get from Sydney to Sale, including transfers.

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Sydney to Sale bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, depart from Sydney station.

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Sydney to Sale train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sale is to bus which takes 13 h 5 min and costs $75 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $260 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Sydney to Sale bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Sale.
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  • Distance: 375.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Sale via Canberra and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave in around 13 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sydney to Sale via Southern Cross in around 14 h 42 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 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 34 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 Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
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 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $180
V-Line
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Gippsland Shopping Centre/Cunninghame St
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Central Station to Cooma
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $50
Flexifare
$45 - $65

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