There are 9 ways to get from Sydney to Warrnambool by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Sydney to Melbourne, train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$93 - $281

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  18 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne
  2. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
  3. Take the bus from Ballarat to Warrnambool

$65 - $84

7 alternative options

Fly Sydney to Avalon, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Avalon (AVV) SYD - AVV
  2. Take the train from Geelong to Warrnambool

$67 - $254

Fly Sydney to Warrnambool  •  20 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Warrnambool (WMB) SYD - WMB

$78 - $247

Fly Sydney to Mount Gambier, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Mount Gambier (MGB) SYD - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Warrnambool

$236 - $607

Train to Newcastle, fly to Melbourne, train  •  11 h 18 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 Warrnambool

$99 - $335

Train  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Colac & Geelong

$79 - $196

Bus, train  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Melbourne Gx233
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Colac & Geelong

$92 - $168

Drive  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Warrnambool 703 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Warrnambool is to bus and night bus which costs $85 - $120 and takes 18 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Warrnambool is to fly and train which costs $90 - $350 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Warrnambool. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Warrnambool via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to Warrnambool. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Warrnambool via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Warrnambool is 930 km. The road distance is 1124.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Warrnambool without a car is to train which takes 15 h 21 min and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Sydney to Warrnambool, including transfers.

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Sydney to Warrnambool bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Sydney station.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Warrnambool is to fly which takes 20 h 49 min and costs $100 - $340. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 15 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Warrnambool.
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  • Distance: 581 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 53 min

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

Virgin Australia, Sharp Aviation and five other airlines fly from Sydney to Warrnambool 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sydney to Warrnambool via Southern Cross in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 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
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 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
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Wagga Wagga, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Albury, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Mount Gambier via Canberra, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Warrnambool via Launceston, Flinders Island, Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Sydney to Warrnambool via Melbourne, King Island, Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Warrnambool via Orange, Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Sydney to Warrnambool via Brisbane, Orange, Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Geelong to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Central Station to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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