Sydney to Brisbane by Train

Intercity Rail Journey - from £52

Tickets available for travel in both directions

An affordable and convenient way to travel between Sydney and Brisbane, enjoying spectacular scenery as you go.


  • On board buffet cart
  • Choice of Coach or First Class travel
  • Diverse scenery
  • Sleeper cabins available

Your Rail Journey

Choose to avoid the hassle of the airports by travelling between these two major cities by rail. These high speed trains depart daily and offer a range of seating options to suit every budget.

Sit back and relax as the scenery of New South Wales and Southern Queensland rush passed your window. There is an on board buffet car which serves food and drink and if you are travelling on an overnight service in a sleeper compartment a complimentary breakfast is provided.

Your Seating Options

Choose the style of travel that suits you:
Coach Class
 offers comfortable seats which provide a small incline in an air conditioned cabin.

First Class seats have an increased incline and more leg room.

Sleeper Cabins are available for this journey and provide you with your own private cabin with bunk bed accommodation and shared bathroom facilities. Bed linen, towels, toiletries and complimentary breakfast are all included.

On board facilities: A buffet car on each train service provides you with a variety of hot and cold meals as well as snacks and drinks. You can purchase your meal and then take it back to your seat.

Intercity Rail Journey - from £52


  • Upgrade to a First Class seat from £69
  • Upgrade to a Sleeper Cabin from £119
  • Add nights in Sydney or Brisbane before or after your rail journey

Include this Intercity Rail Journey in an Australia holiday
designed for you

Item Saved Enquire now

Prices are per person based on coach class travel.

Please be aware that the daytime service from Sydney to Brisbane and the overnight service from Brisbane to Sydney involve a 4 hour coach journey from/to Casino.

Intercity Sydney to Brisbane Map



Daytime Service
Departs: 07:08 (daily)
Arrives: 22:34 (includes 4 hour coach travel between Casino and Brisbane)

Overnight Service
14:41 (daily)
Arrives: 04:53


Daytime Service
Departs: 05:55 (daily)
Arrives: 20:12

Overnight Service
Departs: 14:30 (daily)
Arrives: 06:50 (includes 4 hour coach travel between Brisbane and Casino)

See more Australia intercity rail journeys…

For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to an Australia Expert on 0333 234 2889