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Bus Melbourne to Sydney: Trip Overview

Bus Melbourne to Sydney: Trip Overview

Average ticket price£82
Average bus trip duration10h
Number of daily buses2
Earliest bus departure08:45
Distance443 miles
Latest bus departure20:00
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4.3 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travellers who booked a bus ticket from Melbourne to Sydney

Ratings and Reviews (20)

Bus was late. Lights stayed on inside bright. Squeaking constantly. Seats not even remotely comfortable.

Jesse S.

31 December 2023
First time getting this bus and couldn't fault it. Staff were lovely, was comfortable and got us there as said.

Catherine P.

20 March 2023
overall, it was great experience but suffered some difficulties with wi-fi network

Gurjit S.

2 February 2020
Good humoured staff, efficient service, comfy seats.

Daniel T.

7 January 2020
It was a smooth trip

Ahmad A.

31 December 2019
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AU Bus Company: Airtrain

Melbourne to Sydney buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses2
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures08:45 - 20:00
Minimum Price£82
Average Ticket Price£82
Minimum Trip Duration10h
Average Bus Trip Duration10h
Distance443 miles
Bus companies on this routePopUp Express
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Melbourne - Sydney

The average bus ticket price from Melbourne to Sydney is £82. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Melbourne to Sydney is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

The average travel time between Melbourne and Sydney is around 10h, although the fastest bus will take about 10h. This is the time it takes to travel the 443 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Melbourne to Sydney can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 2 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Melbourne to Sydney by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from Melbourne to Sydney, you can travel comfortably and safely with PopUp Express.

Buses travelling between Melbourne and Sydney leave from Melbourne Airport or Cheltenham - Southland Shopping Centre and arrive at Central Station, SYD Airport - International, SYD Airport - Domestic.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while travelling from Melbourne to Sydney.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Melbourne to Sydney, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Melbourne to Sydney.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Melbourne to Sydney while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

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