Shortest travel time:
10 h 48 m
Longest travel time:
10 h 50 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
$A167
Avg. daily departures:
2
Earliest departure:
07:40
Latest departure:
20:42
Sydney
Sydney train station
Sydney Central railway station
Eddy Avenue, Sydney central business district, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
866 km
Melbourne
Melbourne train station
Southern Cross
Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia, Australia

Sydney to Melbourne Train Information

Are you planning to take a train from Sydney to Melbourne, the world's most liveable city? Then think of choosing NSW TrainLink's intercity train or a night train for your memorable journey. Taking a train is an ideal opportunity to have some good rest on your way to the final destination. Providing a fast and comfortable connection between stunning Sydney and fabulous Melbourne, these modern trains traverse the distance of around 866 km (538 mi) in about 11 hours. Using Rail Ninja, you can find useful information about the route, available travel classes (Economy Class Seat and 1st Class Seat), and book your train tickets from Sydney to Melbourne more than a year before the chosen travel date.

Sydney to Melbourne Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
10 hrs 50 min
10 hrs 50 min
07:40
07:40
1
Evening trains
10 hrs 48 min
10 hrs 48 min
20:42
20:42
1

Trains on Sydney - Melbourne Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
Intercity train
10 hrs 50 min
$A167
1
Night train
10 hrs 48 min
$A167
1