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There are 7 ways to get from Sydney to Wangaratta by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Albury, train  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Wangaratta

$174 - $567

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Night train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the night train from Central Station to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 621

$60 - $220

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Fly to Melbourne, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  2. Take the train from Broadmeadows to Wangaratta

$110 - $423

Train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Wangaratta 621 / ...

$60 - $220

Bus  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Albury Gx233 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Wangaratta Sydney - Adelaide Via Albury / ...

$67 - $175

Bus via Liverpool Station  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool to Albury station Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Wangaratta Sydney - Adelaide Via Albury / ...

$70 - $78

Drive  •  6h 24m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Wangaratta 621 km

$70 - $110

Sydney to Wangaratta by train

The train journey time between Sydney and Wangaratta is around 8h 10m and covers a distance of around 704 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 8m. Operated by XPT, the Sydney to Wangaratta train service departs from Central Station and arrives in Wangaratta. Typically 16 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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

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The most affordable way to get from Sydney to Wangaratta is to bus via Liverpool Station, which costs $65 - $80 and takes 10h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Wangaratta is to fly and train which costs $170 - $600 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Wangaratta. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Wangaratta via Albury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Wangaratta. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 8m.

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The distance between Sydney and Wangaratta is 524 km. The road distance is 621 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Wangaratta without a car is to train which takes 8h 8m and costs $60 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Sydney to Wangaratta, including transfers.

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

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Sydney to Wangaratta train services, operated by XPT, depart from Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Wangaratta is to train which takes 8h 8m and costs $60 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $180 and takes 9h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Wangaratta.
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  • Distance: 523.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

XPT operates a train from Central Station to Wangaratta twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $220 and the journey takes 8h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Wangaratta via Albury in around 9h 35m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$2,500 - $5,500
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Albury to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $140
Website
XPT
Economy
$19 - $25
First
$26 - $35
Sleeper
$110 - $140
Train from Broadmeadows to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $150
Website
XPT
Economy
$29 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Train from Central Station to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
XPT
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$190 - $220
Night train from Central Station to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
XPT
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$190 - $220
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Albury to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$11 - $15
Train from Broadmeadows to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$27 - $40
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 Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $170
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$85 - $130
Advantage
$100 - $160
Premium
$110 - $170
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$59 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Liverpool to Albury station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$59 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Albury to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$8 - $11

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

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

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Sydney to Wangaratta train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Wangaratta station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Wangaratta is 621 km. It takes approximately 6h 24m to drive from Sydney to Wangaratta.

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

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There are 33+ hotels available in Wangaratta. 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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