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Travel guide Melbourne–Sydney
What train companies operate the route from Melbourne to Sydney?
This route is operated primarily by Public Transport Victoria (XPT service) or New South Wales TrainLink for Regional Trains (T622 and T624 services).
What is the schedule for the train route from Melbourne to Sydney?
Trains typically depart around 8:30AM and 7:50PM, with slight variability in departure times, depending on the day.
What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from Melbourne to Sydney?
Trains depart from Melbourne at Southern Cross Station and arrive in Sydney at Central.
What distance is the train route from Melbourne to Sydney?
The distance traveled by train is in the ballpark of 800 miles.
How long does it take to travel from Melbourne to Sydney by train?
The published travel time is 11 hours 23 minutes.
What are the stops on the train route from Melbourne to Sydney?
There are no transfer stops on this route, but stops passed along the journey include Broadmeadows, Seymour, Benalla Station, Wangaratta Station, Albury, Culcairn Railway Station, Henty, The Rock, Wagga Wagga, Junee, Cootamundra, Harden Railway Station, Yass Junction, Gunning Station, Goulburn Station, Moss Vale, and Campbelltown Station.
Why should you travel by train from Melbourne to Sydney?
Traveling by train in southwestern Australia allows passengers to observe the passing scenery in relaxation, instead of balancing the scenery with watching the highway.
What is there to see and do in Sydney?
Popular attractions in Sydney include the Sydney Opera House (an iconic venue for theater and other performing arts), The Rocks (a hub for shopping, markets, art, and craft beers), Bondi Beach, Darling Harbour, and the Taronga Zoo, among many others. With a population of just over 4 million people, there is no shortage of activities in Sydney.