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There are 6 ways to get from Tweed Heads to Sydney by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Gold Coast  •  2h 52m

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD) OOL - SYD

$56 - $241

5 alternative options

Bus to Ballina, fly  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Tweed Heads South mall to Ballina Airport
  2. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Sydney (SYD) BNK - SYD

$106 - $325

Train to Brisbane, fly  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Robina station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Sydney (SYD) BNE - SYD

$125 - $279

Bus  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Coolangatta to Sydney Gx422 / ...

$75 - $240

Bus, train  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Casino Station, Coach Bay 174 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Central Station 32

$94 - $141

Drive  •  8h 45m

  1. Drive from Tweed Heads to Sydney 807 km

$90 - $140

Tweed Heads to Sydney by bus

The bus journey time between Tweed Heads and Sydney is around 15h 7m and covers a distance of around 918 km. The fastest bus normally takes 14h 40m. Operated by Greyhound Australia and Premier Motor Service, the Tweed Heads to Sydney bus service departs from Coolangatta and arrives in Sydney. Typically 16 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
15h 7m
Fastest bus time:
14h 40m
Buses per week:
16
Cheapest price:
$75
Carbon emissions:
114 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
15:10
Last bus departs at:
16:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tweed Heads to Sydney bus schedules

Tweed Heads → Sydney
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The cheapest way to get from Tweed Heads to Sydney is to fly which costs $55 - $250 and takes 2h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Tweed Heads to Sydney is to fly which costs $55 - $250 and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coolangatta and arriving at Sydney. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 40m.

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The distance between Tweed Heads and Sydney is 670 km. The road distance is 807 km.

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The best way to get from Tweed Heads to Sydney without a car is to bus which takes 14h 40m and costs $75 - $240.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Tweed Heads to Sydney, including transfers.

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Tweed Heads to Sydney bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Coolangatta station.

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The best way to get from Tweed Heads to Sydney is to fly which takes 2h 52m and costs $55 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $240 and takes 14h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Gold Coast Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Tweed Heads to Sydney bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Sydney station.

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Map of how to get from Tweed Heads to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 670.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Tweed Heads, NSW, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Jetstar, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Tweed Heads to Sydney hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Coolangatta to Sydney once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $240 and the journey takes 14h 40m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Ballina to Sydney via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Robina station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Website
TRANSLink QLD
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$80 - $120
First Class
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Tweed Heads South mall to Ballina Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Byron Easybus
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 Coolangatta to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $240
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Early Bird
$120 - $190
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$160 - $240
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Tweed Heads to Sydney
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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Yes, the driving distance between Tweed Heads to Sydney is 807 km. It takes approximately 8h 45m to drive from Tweed Heads to Sydney.

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Regional Express, Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Tweed Heads to Gold Coast Airport is to line 760 bus which takes 13 min and costs $2 - $4.

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