Canberra to Sydney Central Station

Canberra to Sydney Central Station

Canberra to Sydney Central Station Schedule

Canberra to Sydney Central Station Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Qantas Airways Economy #QF142207:00 - 07:55$ 303.63
Virgin Australia Airlines Economy #VA63709:05 - 10:05$ 163.70
Qantas Airways Economy #QF143210:40 - 11:35$ 269.34
Qantas Airways Economy #QF145812:40 - 13:35$ 185.28
Virgin Australia Airlines Economy #VA65515:35 - 16:35$ 156.15
NSW TrainLink First Class 17:08 - 21:15AUD 57.27
Qantas Airways Economy #QF154218:40 - 19:35$ 185.28

Transportation from Canberra to Sydney Central Station

How to get from Canberra to Sydney Central Station

Travelling between Canberra and Sydney Central Station is possible by Flight, bus and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 352.31 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 32.03.

How long does it take to get from Canberra to Sydney Central Station?

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 5 hours to travel between Canberra and Sydney Central Station depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Canberra and Sydney Central Station. Flight will bring you to your destination in 55m. Train does a much slower job and take about 4h 13m to reach Sydney Central Station.

How much does it cost to get from Canberra to Sydney Central Station?

Travelling between Canberra and Sydney Central Station can be as cheap as USD 32.03 if you opt for a Greyhound Australia bus and as expensive as USD 352.31 if you buy a Qantas Airways flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Canberra and Sydney Central Station ?

  • 6 from Canberra to Sydney starting from 06:55 Canberra until 17:08 Canberra

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Canberra to Sydney Central Station.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Canberra to Sydney, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 172.67.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Canberra and Sydney

Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines

Bus

Travelling from Canberra to Sydney overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Canberra and Sydney

Greyhound Australia

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Canberra to Sydney Central Station?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 90% opted for a bus
  • 10% decided to fly
  • 1% Other