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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Ulverstone by plane, bus, train, car ferry, night train or car

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Fly to Devonport  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Devonport (DPO) SYD - DPO

Cheapest option

Fly to Launceston, bus  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST) SYD - LST
  2. Take the bus from Cornwall Square Transit Centre, No.182 Cimitiere St to Devonport Interchange

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Train, car ferry  •  22h 53m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport

Bus, car ferry  •  24h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne Gx233 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport

Night train, car ferry  •  22h 51m

  1. Take the night train from Central Station to Southern Cross 621
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport

Drive, car ferry  •  18h 59m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Port Melbourne
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport

Sydney (SYD) to Devonport (DPO) flights

The flight time between Sydney (SYD) and Devonport (DPO) is around 5h 26m and covers a distance of around 906 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 36m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h. Services are operated by Qantas, Regional Express and Jetstar. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
2h 50m
Layover time:
2h 36m
Total time:
5h 26m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h
Flight distance:
906 km
Flights per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$85
Carbon emissions:
299 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:10
Last flight departs at:
13:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney (SYD) to Devonport (DPO) flight schedules

Sydney → Ulverstone
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Rules to follow in Australia

1.5m

Regional advice

Regional advice

Travel within Australia

Regional restriction measures in place
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Australia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800 020 080

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Australia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ulverstone is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Ulverstone is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Department of Home Affairs.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Ulverstone is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $190 and takes 7h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Ulverstone is to fly which costs $205 - $220 and takes 6h 42m.

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The distance between Sydney and Ulverstone is 924 km.

The best way to get from Sydney to Ulverstone without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 22h 53m and costs $220 - $500.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Sydney to Ulverstone, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Devonport Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 50m and has one stopover.

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Regional Express, Jetstar and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Devonport Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Ulverstone. 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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Map of how to get from Sydney to Ulverstone.
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  • Distance: 924.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Ulverstone, TAS, Australia?

Qantas, Regional Express and Jetstar fly from Sydney to Ulverstone once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Flights from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
XPT
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $250
Bus operators
Redline
Phone
1300 360 000
Email
bookings@tasredline.com.au
Website
tasredline.com.au
Bus from Cornwall Square Transit Centre, No.182 Cimitiere St to Devonport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
Redline
Schedules at
Transport Tasmania
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 Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Ferry operators
Spirit of Tasmania
Phone
+61 3 6419 9320
Website
spiritoftasmania.com.au
Car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Schedules at
spiritoftasmania.com.au
Passenger
$130
Car
$229

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