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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Thredbo by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Cooma, drive  •  3h 25m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooma (OOM) SYD - OOM
  2. Drive from Cooma to Thredbo

$117 - $402

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Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Thredbo Snow Service

$75 - $110

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Fly to Canberra, bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Thredbo

$155 - $378

Fly to Albury, bus, drive  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Drive from Towong/Murray River Rd to Thredbo

$157 - $299

Train, bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 631 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Thredbo Snow Service

$79 - $134

Drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Thredbo 490.7 km

$55 - $80

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Thredbo is 1800 020 080.

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Thredbo is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Thredbo is to fly and drive which costs $110 - $410 and takes 3h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Central Station station and arriving at Thredbo. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Sydney and Thredbo is 395 km. The road distance is 490.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Thredbo without a car is to bus which takes 7h and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Sydney to Thredbo, including transfers.

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Sydney to Thredbo bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, depart from Central Station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Sydney to Thredbo bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, arrive at Thredbo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Thredbo is 491 km. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Sydney to Thredbo.

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  • Distance: 394.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

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

Murrays Coaches operates a bus from Central Station to Thredbo twice a week. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 7h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$35 - $55
First Class
$50 - $80
Bus operators

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Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Thredbo. Prices start at $125 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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