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

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Fly to Toowoomba

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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba

Fly to Brisbane, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE)
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Toowoomba

Drive

  1. Drive from Sydney to Toowoomba

Sydney to Toowoomba by train and bus

The journey time between Sydney and Toowoomba is around 16h 50m and covers a distance of around 1113 km. This includes an average layover time of around 53 min. Operated by NSW TrainLink, Murrays Coaches, Greyhound Australia and others, the Sydney to Toowoomba service departs from Central Station and arrives in Toowoomba. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
16h 50m Average Duration
$108 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Toowoomba is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 10h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Toowoomba is to fly which costs $240 - $500 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Toowoomba. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Toowoomba via King George Square, 1E and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 12m.

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The distance between Sydney and Toowoomba is 705 km. The road distance is 860.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Toowoomba without a car is to train and bus which takes 16h 50m and costs $100 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Sydney to Toowoomba, including transfers.

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Sydney to Toowoomba bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Toowoomba is to fly which takes 4h 12m and costs $240 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $310 and takes 20h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Toowoomba Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Toowoomba.
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  • Distance: 704.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Toowoomba, QLD, Australia?

Qantas flies from Sydney to Toowoomba twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Toowoomba via Brisbane, King George Square, 1E, Roma Street busway, platform 1, and Brisbane in around 20h 12m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$95 - $140
First Class
$130 - $200
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$21 - $35
Advantage
$24 - $35
Premium
$26 - $40
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$140 - $210
Advantage
$170 - $250
Premium
$180 - $270
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Email
charter@busqld.com.au
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Toowoomba is 861 km. It takes approximately 10h 27m to drive from Sydney to Toowoomba.

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Qantas offers flights from Sydney Airport to Toowoomba Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Toowoomba. Prices start at $150 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 - $21.

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