Shortest travel time:
11 h 9 m
Longest travel time:
11 h 57 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
$116
Avg. daily departures:
2
Earliest departure:
08:30
Latest departure:
19:50
Melbourne
866 km
Sydney

Melbourne to Sydney Train Information

Taking Melbourne to Sydney train is definitely one of the most comfortable ways to travel between the two largest cities in Australia. It will take you from Melbourne station to Sydney Station in around 12 hours by a regular intercity train, and in approximately 11 hours by a comfortable night train. All Melbourne to Sydney trains operated by NSW TrainLink (an Australian coach and train operator) are air-conditioned, have spacious reclining seats, and offer a buffet car that serves snacks, beverages, and hot meals. With an online booking and expert advice platform Rail Ninja, you can check Melbourne to Sydney train timetables, prices, and book your train tickets in just a few clicks.

Melbourne to Sydney Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
11 hrs 57 min
11 hrs 57 min
08:30
08:30
1
Evening trains
11 hrs 9 min
11 hrs 9 min
19:50
19:50
1

Trains on Melbourne - Sydney Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
NSW TrainLink
NSW TrainLink
Intercity train
11 hrs 57 min
$116
1
NSW TrainLink
NSW TrainLink
Night train
11 hrs 9 min
$116
1
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