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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Yass by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Yass Junction 623 / ...

$37 - $165

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Bus  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra Gx233
  2. Take the bus from City Interchange Plt 12 to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St 842

$52 - $84

Train, bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 631 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Clares College McMillan Cr to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St S215

$48 - $65

Drive  •  2h 57m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Yass 276.1 km

$30 - $45

Fly, bus  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  2. Take the bus from City Interchange Plt 12 to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St

$177 - $273

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Yass is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2h 57m.

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The fastest way to get from Sydney to Yass is to drive which takes 2h 57m and costs $30 - $45.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Yass. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St via City Interchange Plt 12. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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The distance between Sydney and Yass is 236 km. The road distance is 276.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Yass without a car is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs $35 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Sydney to Yass, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Yass is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs $35 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $85 and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Sydney to Yass bus services, operated by Transborder Express, arrive at Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Yass.
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  • Distance: 236.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Yass, NSW, Australia?

XPT operates a train from Central Station to Yass Junction twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $170 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Yass via Canberra and City Interchange Plt 12 in around 5h 26m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Yass Junction
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Website
XPT
Economy
$35 - $45
First
$45 - $65
Sleeper
$140 - $170
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
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 Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $65
Premium
$55 - $75
Advantage
$55 - $70
Transborder Express
Phone
+61 2 6299 3722
Email
capitalinfo@cdcbus.com.au
Website
transborder.com.au
Bus from City Interchange Plt 12 to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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Transborder Express
QCity Transit
Phone
+61 2 6299 3722
Email
capitalinfo@cdcbus.com.au
Website
qcitytransit.com.au
Bus from St Clares College McMillan Cr to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
QCity Transit

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Yass is 276 km. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Sydney to Yass.

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Virgin Australia, Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Yass. 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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