Brisbane to Sydney

Brisbane to Sydney

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Brisbane to Sydney Schedule

Brisbane to Sydney Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
NSW TrainLink First Class 05:55 - 20:12AUD 133.97
NSW TrainLink Economy Class 06:00 - 20:12AUD 119.23
Regional Express Economy #ZL32909:30 - 11:05AUD 99.70
Qantas Airways Economy #QF52111:35 - 13:10AUD 177.25
Qantas Airways Economy #QF52512:15 - 13:50AUD 265.88
Qantas Airways Economy #QF53314:10 - 15:45AUD 254.11
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ82117:00 - 19:35AUD 131.35
Virgin Australia Airlines Economy #VA98619:05 - 20:40AUD 177.96
Virgin Australia Airlines Economy #VA99220:05 - 21:40AUD 157.26

Transportation from Brisbane to Sydney

Facts about the transport from Brisbane to Sydney

Cheapest Transport$68
Fastest Transport1h 30m
Earliest Departure6:00 AM
Latest Departure8:45 PM
Departures per day51
Distance921 kilometers
Transport CompaniesGreyhound Australia, Jetstar Airways, NSW TrainLink, Qantas Airways, Regional Express, Virgin Australia Airlines

How to get from Brisbane to Sydney

When you want to get from Brisbane to Sydney, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 362.91. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as USD 66.97.

How far is Brisbane from Sydney?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Brisbane to Sydney. Your trip will be a total of 573 miles (921 km). The flying distance is 462 miles (742 km).

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

The travel time from Brisbane to Sydney can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 17 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Brisbane to Sydney varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Jetstar Airways: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as USD 66.97 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as USD 362.91.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Brisbane to Sydney:

  • Plane tickets - USD 67.17 to USD 363.00;
  • Train tickets - USD 76.86 to USD 107.87;
  • Bus tickets - USD 81.38 to USD 157.60;

How many trips per day are there between Brisbane and Sydney?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Brisbane to Sydney depart during the day - there are approximately 44 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 07:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 14:00. There are 5 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Brisbane to Sydney. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 67.17.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Brisbane to Sydney

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


Taking a bus from Brisbane to Sydney is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks..

The most popular transport from Brisbane to Sydney

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Brisbane to Sydney? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 72% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 17% users took a plane.
  • 11% decided to go for a bus.