Melbourne to Sydney Central Station

Melbourne to Sydney Central Station

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Transportation from Melbourne to Sydney Central Station

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How to get from Melbourne to Sydney Central Station

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you AUD 7,787.00 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere AUD 118.00.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 12 hours to travel between Melbourne and Sydney Central Station depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Melbourne and Sydney Central Station. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 20m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 12h to reach Sydney Central Station.

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

Travelling between Melbourne and Sydney Central Station can be as cheap as AUD 118.00 if you opt for a Greyhound Australia bus and as expensive as AUD 7,787.00 if you buy a Jetstar 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 Central Station ?

  • 1 from Melbourne to Sydney starting from 06:00 Sydney Airport Australia until 20:55 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 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 Melbourne to Sydney, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as AUD 46.38.

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, 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 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

  • 80% opted for a bus
  • 20% decided to fly