Sydney to Brisbane Bus

Sydney to Brisbane

SYDNEY TO BRISBANE BUS

Travel from the Harbour City to the River City in style and comfort, with all the luxury features that come standard on a Greyhound bus.

With three overnight services from Sydney to Brisbane, you can relax in your reclining leather seat, stay connected with free WiFi and an in-seat USB charger, and keep cool in air-conditioned comfort while you enjoy the view through panoramic windows.

A cosmopolitan hub of arts, culture and dining, Brisbane is famous for its relaxed and laid-back vibe. You’ll enjoy lazing in the sun around the sandy lagoons of South Bank Parklands; strolling through the majestic City Botanic Gardens and nearby Roma Street Parkland; cruising the Brisbane River on a CityCat or vintage paddle wheeler; climbing the iconic Story Bridge and abseiling down the Kangaroo Point Cliffs; cuddling a koala at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary; and attending one of the city’s major sporting or cultural events.

On your bus trip from Sydney to Brisbane, you’ll find a slew of coastal cities and towns to fall in love with. Stops include Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Yamba, Ballina, Byron Bay, Coolangatta and Surfers Paradise, making the Sydney to Brisbane route perfect route for one of our popular Whimit passes. With this one pass, you can travel without limit in any direction for your chosen amount of time.

If you’ve got a preference for a window or an aisle seat, you can now reserve your favourite spot on the bus when you book your travel from Sydney to Brisbane. You can also stay up to date on service delays and expected arrival times with our real-time coach tracker. Oh, and we’ve got room for your surfboard in our oversized luggage bins, so you can keep it with you the whole time.

To unlock even more benefits and access exclusive offers and deals, you can join our new Greyhound Rewards program. You’ll earn G-Dollars for every ticket purchased on the Greyhound network, which you can redeem for your very next trip – or save in your G-Wallet for a special journey. It’s up to you!

With daily services, coach stops in the hearts of both cities, and connecting trips available to Brisbane and Sydney airports, a Greyhound bus is the most comfortable and convenient way to travel from Sydney to Brisbane. Book your bus ticket from Sydney to Brisbane now!

EXTRA NIGHT SERVICES

We've added an extra service from Sydney to Brisbane with a minimal number of stops to help you get there faster. This seasonal service will commence on Monday, 2 December 2019 and will run until Sunday, 15 March 2020.

SYDNEY TO BRISBANE TRIP OVERVIEW

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3

Daily Return Services

First Departure: 7:00 PM
Last Departure: 11:30 PM

Departure Times

16h

Avg Trip Duration

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Find Available Trips

STOPS BETWEEN
SYDNEY & BRISBANE*

Sydney Central Station
Newcastle
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Heatherbrae
Karuah
Bulahdelah
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Taree
Port Macquarie
Kempsey
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Nambucca Heads
Urunga
Coffs Harbour
Woolgoolga
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Arrawarra (Spot X)
Grafton
Maclean Township
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Yamba (YHA)
Woodburn
Ballina
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Byron Bay
Chinderah
Coolangatta (Gold Coast)
Surfers Paradise (Gold Coast)
Southport (Gold Coast)
Brisbane Coach Terminal

 

*Not all stops are available
on every service

SYDNEY TO BRISBANE BUS TIMETABLE

STOP NAME

GX243
GX241
(2/12/19–15/3/20)
GX244

SYDNEY CENTRAL STATION
Western Forecourt, Bays 5 & 6, Sydney Central Station NSW

7:00 PM 9:30 PM 11:30 PM

NEWCASTLE
Bay 5, Coach Interchange, Behind Railway Station, Wharf Rd

9:50 PM - -

HEATHERBRAE
Pacific Hwy, Bus Stop Opp McDonalds

10:15 PM - -

KARUAH
24 Hr Bp S/Station, 403 Tarean St, Karuah NSW

Arr 10:35 PM
Dep 11:15 PM
Arr 12:05 AM
Dep 12:45 AM
Arr 2:00 AM
Dep 2:40 AM

BULAHDELAH
BP Bulahdelah, 73 Bulahdelah Way

11:45 PM - -

TAREE
Caltex Service Centre, Cnr Manning Drive & Glenthorne Rd

12:35 PM - -

PORT MACQUARIE
Terminal, Gordon St, Next To Irish Pub, Port Macquarie NSW

1:25 AM - 4:50 AM

KEMPSEY
24 Hr Puma S/Station, 511 Pacific Highway, South Kempsey NSW

- - 5:40 AM

NAMBUCCA HEADS
Tourist Info Centre, Riverside Dr & Pacific Highway

- - 6:25 AM*

URUNGA
Tourist Information Centre, Pacific Highway

- - 6:40 AM*

COFFS HARBOUR - BP MCDONALDS
This Stop For Meal breaks Only. No Pick Up Or Setdown

Arr 3:10 AM
Dep 3:45 AM
Arr 4:05 AM
Dep 4:45 AM
Arr 7:00 AM
Dep 7:40 AM

COFFS HARBOUR
Coach Station, Elizabeth St, Southern End Of Town

3:50 AM 4:50 AM 7:45 AM

WOOLGOOLGA
Bus Stop Cnr Solitary Islands Way & Pullen St

4:05 AM* 5:05 AM* 8:00 AM*

ARRAWARA (SPOT X)
Arrawarra Beach Rd Rest Area

4:10 AM* 5:10 AM 8:05 AM*

GRAFTON
24 Hr BP, Corner Pacific Highway & Duncans Rd

4:55 AM - 9:00 AM

MACLEAN TOWNSHIP
Bus Stop, Opp. Riverland Travel, Maclean NSW

- - 9:35 AM

YAMBA YHA
Bus Stop, Cnr River St & Coldstream St, Yamba NSW

- - 9:55 AM

WOODBURN
Bus Stop, Opp. Café, Woodburn NSW

6:00 AM* - -

BALLINA
Bus Shelter, Tamar St, Between Cherry St & Moon St

6:35 AM* - 11:15 AM

BYRON BAY
84 Jonson St, Byron Bay NSW

7:30 AM 7:55 AM 12:10 AM

BRUNSWICK HEADS
Brunswick Heads Valley Coach And Travel, 7 Park St

- - 12:30 PM*

CHINDERAH
Caltex 24 Hr, Northbound, Chinderah NSW

Arr 8:25 AM
Dep 9:00 AM
Arr 8:35 AM
Dep 9:15 PM
Arr 1:05 PM
Dep 1:45 PM

COOLANGATTA
Bus Stop, Warner St, Opp. Bowls Club

8:15 AM - 1:00 PM

SURFERS PARADISE-GOLD COAST
Transit Centre, 10 Beach Rd, Bays 8 & 9 At Back Of Building

9:15 AM 8:55 AM 2:00 PM

SOUTHPORT
Old Transit Centre, 34-36 Railway St, Southport Qld

9:30 AM - 2:15 PM

BRISBANE COACH TERMINAL
Parkland Crescent, access via Parkland Boulevard (new)

10:30 AM 10:10 AM 3:15 PM

Disclaimer: “Our timetables are updated regularly and are subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date timetable for our Sydney to Brisbane services please visit the Timetables page. For up-to-date information about delays to scheduled services due to circumstances which are out of the control of Greyhound Australia e.g. natural disasters, road closures, etc, please check the Service Updates.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where do buses depart from in Sydney and Brisbane?

In Sydney, buses to Brisbane depart from the Western Forecourt, Bays 5 & 6, Central Station. In Brisbane, buses to Sydney depart from Parkland Crescent, which is accessible via Parkland Boulevard and adjacent to platform 10 of Roma Street Train Station.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses between Sydney & Brisbane come with free WiFi, USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats, and a restroom.

How long does it take to get from Sydney to Brisbane?

The bus trip from Sydney to Brisbane takes approximately 16h and departs three times a day.

How much is a bus ticket from Sydney to Brisbane?

All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Premium – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our Compare Fares page.

Where can I buy a ticket?

The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Sydney to Brisbane trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board.

You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.

*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.

**For more information see our FAQ page.

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