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

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Fly Sydney to Melbourne, train  •  6 h 24 min

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

$85 - $270

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Train to Wollongong, fly to Melbourne Essendon Apt, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Albion Park Station
  2. Fly from Wollongong (WOL) to Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) WOL - MEB
  3. Take the train from Flinders Street to Traralgon

$49 - $151

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Fly Sydney to Avalon, train  •  7 h 57 min

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

$69 - $253

Train to Newcastle, fly to Melbourne, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Melbourne (MEL) NTL - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Traralgon

$90 - $324

Train  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Traralgon Melbourne - Traralgon Via Pakenham, Moe & Morwell / ...

$70 - $180

Bus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Traralgon Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$68 - $98

Bus, train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Melbourne Gx232 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Traralgon Melbourne - Traralgon Via Pakenham, Moe & Morwell / ...

$77 - $138

Drive  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Traralgon 530.1 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Traralgon is to bus which costs $95 - $140 and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Traralgon is to fly and train which costs $110 - $380 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Traralgon. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Traralgon via Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to Traralgon. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Traralgon via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 48 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Traralgon is 638 km. The road distance is 848.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Traralgon without a car is to train which takes 13 h 48 min and costs $95 - $260.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Sydney to Traralgon, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Traralgon is to train which takes 13 h 48 min and costs $95 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $140 and takes 13 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Traralgon.
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  • Distance: 399 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Sydney to Traralgon via Southern Cross in around 13 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Traralgon via Canberra and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave in around 13 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
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
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
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
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Wollongong to Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Train operators
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 Traralgon
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Traralgon
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Albion Park Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
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
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Murrays Coaches
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 Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Traralgon
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 Melbourne
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$65 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Traralgon is 848 km. It takes approximately 9 h 58 min to drive from Sydney to Traralgon.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Traralgon. Prices start at $69 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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