How to travel from Albury to Sydney, Australia

The distance between Albury and Sydney is around 464km (289 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 1h 40m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Albury to Sydney by plane, bus, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly

Fly from Albury (ABX) to Sydney (SYD).

  • Duration1h 40m
  • Flight time1h 25m
  • Typical cost
    A$175($120)
Operated by

Regional Express

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Bus

Take the bus to Sydney.

  • Duration7h 40m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$110($75)
Operated byGreyhound Australia+ 1 others
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Train

Take the train to Central Station.

  • Duration7h 50m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    A$67($45)
Operated by

XPT

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Drive

Drive to Sydney.

  • Duration5h 40m
  • Distance550km (342 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albury and Sydney

There are several options for getting from Albury to Sydney by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the train which costs around A$67 ($45) and will take around 7h 50m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 1h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$175 ($120).

The distance between Albury and Sydney is around 464km (289 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 449km (279 miles)

It takes around 1h 40m to get from Albury and Sydney by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 5h 40m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albury to Sydney is to fly which takes around 1h 40m and will set you back approx A$175 ($120).

The cheapest way to travel between Albury and Sydney, if you exclude driving, is to take the train which will typically cost around A$67 ($45) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

Yes there is a train service that runs between Albury and Sydney. It typically takes around 7h 50m and departs once daily.

Yes there is a direct train service that runs between Albury and Sydney with no changeovers required. The train runs once daily and takes 7h 50m.

XPT run train services between Albury and Sydney. Trains depart once daily and will take around 7h 50m, however, this may vary depending on the particular service and whether it runs express or stops all stations.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Albury and Sydney. It typically takes around 7h 40m and departs once daily.

Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Albury and Sydney with no changeovers required. The bus runs once daily and takes 7h 40m.

Greyhound Australia and Firefly Express run regular bus services between Albury and Sydney. Buses run once daily and take around 7h 40m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Albury and Sydney. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and arrive at Sydney (SYD). The flight takes around 1h 25m.

Yes there is a direct flight between Albury and Sydney with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 1h 25m.

Regional Express and Qantas fly between Albury and Sydney. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and and arrive into Sydney (SYD). These flights usually take around 1h 25m.

The flight from Albury to Sydney typically takes around 1h 25m. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and and arrive into Sydney (SYD).

The closest major airport to Sydney is Sydney Airport (SYD) (SYD) which is approximately 28km (17 miles) from Sydney. Newcastle Airport (NTL) (NTL) and Orange Airport (OAG) (OAG) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Albury and Sydney. The distance is around 550km (342 miles) by road and it will take around 5h 40m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albury to Sydney is to fly which takes, on average, 1h 40m and will usually cost around A$175 ($120).

How do I get from Albury to Sydney

Compare travel optionsbetween Albury and Sydney

Transport options from Albury to Sydney
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
1h 40m
A$175($120)
every 10 mins464km (289 miles)
Bus
7h 40m
A$110($75)
once daily619km (385 miles)
Train
7h 50m
A$67($45)
twice daily633km (393 miles)
Drive
5h 40m
A$73($49)
on demand550km (342 miles)

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Airports near Sydney

The following major airports near Sydney offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

SYD
Sydney Airport (SYD)
International Airport
Distance
28km (17 miles) from Sydney
NTL
Newcastle Airport (NTL)
Domestic Airport
Distance
135km (84 miles) from Sydney
OAG
Orange Airport (OAG)
Domestic Airport
Distance
175km (109 miles) from Sydney