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

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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Bus via Yass  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Yass
  2. Take the bus from Yass to Albury
  3. Take the bus from Albury to Swan Hill

$70 - $128

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Bus Firefly Express  •  14 h 55 min

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

$65 - $86

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Train, bus  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Albury 621 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Swan Hill Adelaide - Sydney Via Albury

$70 - $179

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

$82 - $200

Drive  •  10 h

  1. Drive from Sydney to Swan Hill 572.5 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Albury, bus  •  9 h 41 min

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

$118 - $315

Fly to Melbourne, train  •  9 h

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

$97 - $290

Fly to Avalon, train  •  10 h 33 min

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

$81 - $273

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Swan Hill is to bus which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Swan Hill is to fly and train which costs $130 - $410 and takes 9 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to Swan Hill. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Swan Hill via Yass and Albury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station 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.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Swan Hill without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 30 min and costs $95 - $180.

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It takes approximately 13 h 30 min to get from Sydney to Swan Hill, including transfers.

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Sydney to Swan Hill bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Central Station.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Swan Hill is to bus which takes 13 h 30 min and costs $95 - $180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 16 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Swan Hill.
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  • Distance: 449.2 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Swan Hill via Yass and Albury in around 13 h 30 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 Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 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 Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Albury
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
First
$60 - $80
Sleeper
$120 - $140
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
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
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 Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
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 Yass
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Yass to Albury
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
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 Albury to Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Albury Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Sydney to Swan Hill bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Swan Hill station.

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Sydney to Swan Hill train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Swan Hill station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Swan Hill is 916 km. It takes approximately 10 h to drive from Sydney to Swan Hill.

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Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Albury Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Swan Hill. Prices start at $76 USD 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 $17.

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