Canberra to Sydney

Canberra to Sydney

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Instant
06:00
Canberra Bus Station
3h 30m bus ride in AC Seater
09:30
Sydney Central Station
Instant Fastest
07:30
Canberra Bus Station
3h bus ride in AC Seater
10:30
Sydney Domestic Airport
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08:30
CBR Canberra Airport
8h 15m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in MEL 5h 40m
16:45
SYD Sydney Airport Australia

From Canberra Bus Station to Sydney by bus

Instant
06:00
Canberra Bus Station
3h 30m bus ride in AC Seater
09:30
Sydney Central Station
Instant Fastest
07:30
Canberra Bus Station
3h bus ride in AC Seater
10:30
Sydney Domestic Airport

From Canberra Airport to Sydney by flight and flight

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Instant
08:30
CBR Canberra Airport
8h 15m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in MEL 5h 40m
16:45
SYD Sydney Airport Australia

Canberra to Sydney Schedule

Canberra to Sydney Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Qantas Airways Economy #QF150007:35 - 08:30AUD 206.49
Qantas Airways Economy #QF142608:00 - 08:55AUD 206.49
Qantas Airways Economy #QF151016:10 - 17:05AUD 208.15
Qantas Airways Economy #QF151420:15 - 21:10AUD 206.49

Transportation from Canberra to Sydney

How to get from Canberra to Sydney

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

  • Flight
  • Bus

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 Flight 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 AUD 428.55. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as AUD 34.34.

How far is Canberra from Sydney?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Canberra to Sydney. Your trip will be a total of 172 miles (276 km). The flying distance is 170 miles (272 km).

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

The travel time from Canberra to Sydney can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 28 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Canberra to Sydney varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Greyhound Australia: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as AUD 34.34 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 AUD 428.55.

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

  • Bus tickets - AUD 34.34 to AUD 42.14;
  • Plane tickets - AUD 206.02 to AUD 429.21;

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

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

  • Flights from Canberra to Sydney depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 06:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 07:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Canberra 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 AUD 206.02.

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 Canberra to Sydney
FlyPelican, Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia

Buses

Taking a bus from Canberra 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.

The most popular transport from Canberra to Sydney

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Canberra 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:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.