Bus from Sydney to Melbourne

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Facts about the Sydney Melbourne bus route

Cheapest Bus$26.13
Fastest Bus11h 35m
Earliest Bus5:30 PM
Latest Bus7:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance443.4 miles
Bus CompaniesFirefly Express, Greyhound Australia
Are you searching for a bus from Sydney to Melbourne?
You've come to the right place! With CheckMyBus, you can compare all available offers for the Sydney Melbourne bus route. In our search engine, you receive info about departure times, the exact bus stops, travel durations as well as the the best ticket prices. We’ll help you compare bus companies offering this route, including Firefly Express or Greyhound Australia. Want to know if the bus offers air conditioning, WiFi or electrical sockets? We’ll show you which equipment different companies have.
You can see cheap buses to Melbourne from Sydney over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in Sydney and Melbourne so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond Melbourne, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from Sydney, as well as popular airport shuttles from Melbourne.

The cheapest bus routes from Sydney to Melbourne


No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Firefly Express
    7:00 PM
    Sydney Central Station
    Duration 11h 35m
    6:35 AM
    Melbourne, VIC - Southern Cross Terminal
  • Greyhound Australia
    5:30 PM
    Duration 12h 0m
    5:30 AM

Bus Sydney Melbourne: Further Information

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After getting all the results, you can compare all bus tickets for the Sydney Melbourne bus route. Then, you can consider several factors. Firefly Express offers the cheapest tickets at $26.13, while the fastest connection takes 11h 35m. In the end, you can decide if you'd prefer the cheapest ticket, the quickest journey or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you're searching for, we can help you find the best deal for your travel needs!
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You can also compare other modes of transportation departing from Sydney and arriving in Melbourne. In our search results, you can also compare available trains, carpooling and flights.
We hope you enjoy your bus trip from Sydney to Melbourne!

Bus stops in Sydney and Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC - 454 Docklands Drive
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Brighton
Bay St 394 , 3186  Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Broadmeadows
3047  Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Campbellfield
Hume Hwy Service Rd , 3061  Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Carlisle St
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Chelsea Station
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Deer Park
Ballarat Rd , 3023  Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Docklands
Docklands Dr 425-441, 3008  Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Dromana Shops
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Duncans Rd, Werribee
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Inkerman St
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Melton
High Street Service Rd , 3337  Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Mentone Station
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Moorabbin Station
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Mordialloc Station
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Mornington - Queen St
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Mount Eliza SC
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Nepean Hwy
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - New St
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - North Brighton Station
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Queen St., Mornington
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Radcliffe Av.
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Rosebud Village SC/Point
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Southern Cross Terminal
Spencer Street , 3008  Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Southland SC
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - St Kilda Station/Fitzroy
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Swanston St
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Tarneit
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Werribee Plaza
Melbourne  (Australia)
Melbourne, VIC - Wimmera Pl
Melbourne  (Australia)

Bus Sydney to Melbourne: FAQs about the route

How much does a bus ticket from Sydney to Melbourne cost?

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $26.13 and takes 11h 35m to get to Melbourne. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

How much can I save after comparing tickets for the Sydney to Melbourne bus route?

This route is connected by 2 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from $26.13 to $106.00. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as early as you can to ensure you get the cheapest bus deal to Melbourne.

How many daily bus routes are available from Sydney to Melbourne on average?

Each day, the bus route from Sydney to Melbourne is offered by about 1 connection. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

How long does the Sydney Melbourne bus route take?

Greyhound Australia offers the quickest bus from Sydney to Melbourne, which can take 11h 35m. Tickets for this connection cost $93.31. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct bus route from Sydney to Melbourne?

For the Sydney Melbourne bus route, our search engine currently compares 1 direct bus connection with the following company: Firefly Express and Greyhound Australia

When does the first trip depart for the Sydney Melbourne bus route?

The earliest bus to Melbourne departs from Sydney at 5:30 PM. However, bus schedules may vary on weekends and holidays. To find exactly when the bus is running on your planned travel date, check our search engine.

When does the last trip depart for the Sydney Melbourne bus route?

The latest bus trip from Sydney to Melbourne departs at 7:00 PM. Please keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. You can use our search engine to find the available times on your planned travel date.

Which companies are running for the Sydney Melbourne bus route?

When taking the Sydney Melbourne bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as Firefly Express and Greyhound Australia. By using our search engine, you can compare all available bus trips to find one that works for you.

What can I bring with me on the bus from Sydney to Melbourne?

Different bus companies have varying restrictions about what is and isn't allowed on board. Typically, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you for the Sydney Melbourne bus route for free. Find a bus that best serves your travel needs by using our search engine for your preferred travel date.

What equipment is available on the bus from Sydney to Melbourne?

What equipment is on board differs from company to company. Generally, many intercity buses provide WiFi to let you keep your friends up to date about your location during the trip. Air conditioning systems provide ventilation to maximize comfort while travelling. With our search engine, you can find precise information about the equipment of the bus from Sydney to Melbourne on your preferred travel date.

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