Bus Tour From Sydney to Brisbane

Bus tour from Sydney to Brisbane

Things to do in Sydney

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Harbour Highlights Catamaran Cruise

Sydney Sweet Treats Walking Tour of The Rocks & Circular Quay

A Taste of Local Paradise – Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Lightning Ridge Opals Blue Mountains Hunter Valley Outback NSW Tour 3 days

Middle Eastern BBQ Cooking Class – Centennial Park, Sydney

Beer & BBQ Cooking Class – Centennial Park, Sydney

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There are plenty of ways you can travel between Brisbane and Sydney. You can fly, bus, train or drive with the distance between these locations being around 1000kms. Each option has its good and bad points and varies in cost. Before you decide which option you want to take, you should consider what your travel plans and budget are and weigh up the pros and cons of each alternative.

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A bus ride from Brisbane to Sydney is a long one and will take at least 16.5 hours on Greyhound. Bussing is great if you want a direct transport option and would still like to see some sights on the way. A coastal drive from Sydney to Brisbane (or the reverse) is one of the most popular and sought-after road trips in Australia. This self-drive itinerary is a famous journey spanning 1000 km along the Legendary Pacific Coast.

The scenic drive takes you on an adventure through lush national parks, stunning beaches, rolling green hills of the hinterland, and small yet vibrant off the beaten track towns full of charisma and authentic Australian culture. Having experienced the legendary Sydney to Brisbane drive ourselves a number of times, we can honestly say that it’s the perfect trip for the curious traveller looking to experience 

Manage your time

You can’t do much about the Sydney to Brisbane distance, but you can cut down the time it takes to see it all! You can still experience the Sydney to the Gold Coast drive even if you don’t have the luxury of 2-3 weeks or more.  

Pick and choose the stops that interest you the most. If you only have 1 week, cut the number of stops by 3. Don’t try to squeeze in everything. It’s not an episode of the Amazing Race. Reduce the number of days you spend in each town Consider driving in the evenings or early mornings to avoid wasting the day on the road. After all, your Sydney to Brisbane road trip is not about the driving but the stops along the way!

Total Distance:

Sydney to Brisbane distance total is 1295km

How Many Days? 

A Sydney to Brisbane drive with enough stopovers to give you a good overview of Australian life and culture will take about 14 days.

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