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Recommended option

Fly to Mildura, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Mildura (MQL) SYD - MQL
  2. Take the bus from Mildura to Swan Hill

$218 - $479

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Albury station Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Swan Hill Adelaide - Sydney Via Albury

$70 - $89

7 alternative options

Fly to Albury, bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Swan Hill

$121 - $316

Fly to Melbourne, train  •  9 h 1 min

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

$99 - $291

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

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Avalon (AVV) SYD - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Swan Hill

$87 - $274

Train, bus  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Albury 623 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Swan Hill Adelaide - Sydney Via Albury

$75 - $187

Bus via Canberra  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Albury station
  3. Take the bus from Albury to Swan Hill

$79 - $140

Train  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Swan Hill Melbourne - Swan Hill Via Bendigo

$86 - $209

Drive  •  10 h

  1. Drive from Sydney to Swan Hill 572.5 miles

$80 - $120

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Swan Hill via Albury station and Albury in around 15 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sydney to Swan Hill via Southern Cross in around 16 h 24 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Mildura via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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 Mildura via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
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 Mildura
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Mildura via Broken Hill
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Albury
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $60
First
$65 - $85
Sleeper
$130 - $150
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 - $85
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Mildura to Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Albury to Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Albury station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$28 - $45
Flexifare
$35 - $55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Swan Hill is 719 km. The road distance is 916 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Swan Hill is to bus which costs $90 - $120 and takes 15 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Swan Hill is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 23 min and costs $290 - $650.

No, there is no direct train from Sydney to Swan Hill. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Swan Hill via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 24 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Swan Hill. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Swan Hill via Albury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Sydney to Swan Hill, including transfers.