Sydney Central Station to Melbourne

Sydney Central Station to Melbourne

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18:00
Sydney Domestic Airport
11h 30m bus ride in AC Seater
05:30
+1
Melbourne
17:30
Sydney Central Station
12h bus ride in AC Seater
05:30
+1
Melbourne
18:10
SYD Sydney Airport Australia
1h 35m flight #JQ609 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
19:45
AVV Avalon Airport, Greater Geelong

From Sydney Central Station to Melbourne by bus

17:30
Sydney Central Station
12h bus ride in AC Seater
05:30
+1
Melbourne

From Sydney Domestic Airport to Melbourne by bus

18:00
Sydney Domestic Airport
11h 30m bus ride in AC Seater
05:30
+1
Melbourne

From Sydney Airport Australia to Melbourne by flight

18:10
SYD Sydney Airport Australia
1h 35m flight #JQ609 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
19:45
AVV Avalon Airport, Greater Geelong

Sydney Central Station to Melbourne Schedule

Sydney Central Station to Melbourne Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Qantas Airways Economy #QF40106:00 - 07:35AUD 218.19
Qantas Airways Economy #QF41908:00 - 09:35AUD 352.54
Qantas Airways Economy #QF43310:00 - 11:35AUD 354.97
Qantas Airways Economy #QF44112:00 - 13:35AUD 307.76
Qantas Airways Economy #QF44914:00 - 15:35AUD 218.19
Qantas Airways Economy #QF46316:00 - 17:35AUD 415.22
Qantas Airways Economy #QF47918:00 - 19:35AUD 131.92
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ52518:15 - 19:50AUD 109.13
Virgin Australia Economy #VA87418:00 - 19:35AUD 197.63
Greyhound Australia AC Seater 18:00 - 05:30AUD 132
Qantas Airways Economy #QF49520:00 - 21:35AUD 255.66
Qantas Airways Economy #QF49922:05 - 23:40AUD 144.99

Transportation from Sydney Central Station to Melbourne

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How to get from Sydney Central Station to Melbourne

When you want to get from Sydney Central Station to Melbourne, 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 7,607.00. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as AUD 118.00.

How far is Sydney Central Station from Melbourne?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Sydney Central Station to Melbourne. Your trip will be a total of 577 miles (928 km). The flying distance is 444 miles (714 km).

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

The travel time from Sydney Central Station to Melbourne can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 25 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Sydney Central Station to Melbourne 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 118.00 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 7,607.00.

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

  • Bus tickets - AUD 118.00 to AUD 118.00;
  • Plane tickets - AUD 36.55 to AUD 312.43;

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

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

  • Flights from Sydney to Melbourne depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 17:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 17:30. 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 Sydney to Melbourne. 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 36.55.

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 Sydney to Melbourne
Jetstar Airways, Qantas Airways, Regional Express, Virgin Australia

Buses

Taking a bus from Sydney to Melbourne 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 Sydney Central Station to Melbourne

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Sydney Central Station to Melbourne? 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.