Melbourne to Sydney

Melbourne to Sydney

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Instant
22:00
Melbourne
12h bus ride in AC Seater
10:00
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Sydney Central Station
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22:00
Melbourne
11h 30m bus ride in AC Seater
09:30
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Sydney Domestic Airport
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Instant Fastest
21:25
MEL Melbourne Airport Australia
11h Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in ADL 7h 40m
08:25
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SYD Sydney Airport Australia

From Melbourne to Sydney by bus

Instant
22:00
Melbourne
12h bus ride in AC Seater
10:00
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Sydney Central Station
Instant
22:00
Melbourne
11h 30m bus ride in AC Seater
09:30
+1
Sydney Domestic Airport

From Melbourne Airport Australia to Sydney by flight and flight

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Instant Fastest
21:25
MEL Melbourne Airport Australia
11h Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in ADL 7h 40m
08:25
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SYD Sydney Airport Australia

Melbourne to Sydney Schedule

Melbourne to Sydney Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Qantas Airways Economy #QF40206:00 - 07:20AUD 206.88
Qantas Airways Economy #QF41408:00 - 09:20AUD 163.96
Qantas Airways Economy #QF42210:00 - 11:20AUD 214.70
Qantas Airways Economy #QF43012:00 - 13:20AUD 163.96
Qantas Airways Economy #QF43814:00 - 15:20AUD 204.54
Qantas Airways Economy #QF44616:00 - 17:20AUD 213.89
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ51616:30 - 17:55AUD 127.29
Virgin Australia Economy #VA85916:00 - 17:25AUD 181.21
Regional Express Economy #ZL14216:00 - 17:30AUD 88.27
Qantas Airways Economy #QF45818:00 - 19:20AUD 204.54
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ51820:25 - 21:50AUD 124.16
Greyhound Australia AC Seater 22:00 - 10:00AUD 85.13

Transportation from Melbourne to Sydney

How to get from Melbourne to Sydney

Travelling between Melbourne and Sydney is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you AUD 3,073.13 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight which will set you back mere AUD 46.82.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to Sydney?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 45 hours to travel between Melbourne and Sydney depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Melbourne and Sydney. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 20m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 20h 35m to reach Sydney.

How much does it cost to get from Melbourne to Sydney?

Travelling between Melbourne and Sydney can be as cheap as AUD 46.82 if you opt for a Jetstar Airways flight and as expensive as AUD 3,073.13 if you buy a Qatar 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 Melbourne and Sydney ?

  • 1 from Melbourne to Sydney starting from 06:00 Sydney Airport Australia until 22:30 Sydney Airport Australia
  • 1 from Melbourne to Sydney starting from 22:00 Sydney Central Station until 22:00 Sydney Central Station

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Melbourne to Sydney.

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 Melbourne to Sydney, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as AUD 46.82.

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 Melbourne and Sydney

Jetstar Airways, Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, Regional Express, Virgin Australia

Bus

Travelling from Melbourne 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 Melbourne and Sydney

Greyhound Australia

What is the most popular transport to get from Melbourne to Sydney?

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

  • 100% opted for a bus