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Bus Sydney to Melbourne: Trip Overview

Bus Sydney to Melbourne: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$101
Average bus trip duration10h
Number of daily buses1
Earliest bus departure7:45 AM
Distance443 miles (713 km)
Latest bus departure8:00 PM

Sydney to Melbourne Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses1
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures7:45AM - 8:00PM
Minimum Price$101
Average Ticket Price$101
Minimum Trip Duration10h
Average Bus Trip Duration10h
Distance443 miles (713 km)
Bus Companies on This RoutePopUp Express
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Sydney - Melbourne

Taking the bus is the best way to travel to Melbourne without flying. The bus trip is an affordable, safe and convenient way to travel between the two cities. Taking a ride with other travelers through carpool services is an additional option to consider.

Traveling from Sydney to Melbourne takes about 10h on average, although the minimum time it takes to get there is 10h with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 443 miles (715 km) that separate the two cities.

Sydney and Melbourne are 443 miles (715 km) apart.

About 1 bus travels this route daily, provided by PopUp Express. The number of buses from Sydney to Melbourne can differ depending on the day of the week. Want to make your bus journey from Sydney to Melbourne as easy as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.

The bus service operates from 7:45 AM for the initial departure and runs until 8:00 PM for the final departure.

The majority of buses traveling from Sydney to Melbourne start their journey at SYD Airport - International and wind up at Melbourne Airport. These are the most popular departure and arrival locations on this route, there are other pick-up and drop-off locations that could make it easier for you to reach your destination.

You can save a lot of money on your trip from Sydney to Melbourne by choosing to travel by bus. The lowest tickets for this trip cost as little as $101.

The bus ticket costs $101 on average. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $101 to $101, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Once in Melbourne, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Melbourne Aquarium, Eureka Skydeck - Observation Deck, Immigration Museum, Phillip Island and Brunswick Street.

Certainly! You can indeed opt for an overnight bus from Sydney to Melbourne. Make sure to pack a blanket and a snack to make your trip more comfortable.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Sydney to Melbourne but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Sydney to Melbourne, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

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 Sydney to Melbourne.

Create your own real life musical score by curating a personalized bus travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your bus ride from Sydney to Melbourne.

Did you know?

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

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Bus from Melbourne to Sydney

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