Compare cheap Brisbane to Sydney flights

Flight information Brisbane to Sydney

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Average flight time, total distance 753 kilometres

1h 35min

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Which airlines fly from Brisbane to Sydney?

The most popular route from Brisbane Airport is the Brisbane to Sydney flight, with close to 5 million passengers making this journey every year.

Because of this, there’s plenty of competition among airlines to offer you the cheapest flights to Sydney. Direct options are available with:

Many other airlines also offer the flight with 1 stop along the way.

Is there a time difference between Brisbane and Sydney?

Sydney has the same time as Brisbane in winter, but in summer the New South Wales capital is 1 hour ahead.

What is the weather like in Sydney?

Sydney is a couple of degrees cooler than Brisbane throughout the year. It’s also wetter, particularly from February through to June. 

How expensive is Sydney?



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Essential travel information for Sydney

  • Most Australian airlines allow passengers to board domestic flights with a valid form of photo ID.
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Departing from Brisbane

Brisbane Airport (BNE) is Australia’s 3rd busiest airport, with separate terminals for international and domestic flights.

To get to the domestic terminal, you can drive, grab a taxi, catch a bus or use the city’s train network. For domestic flights, you should aim to be at the airport 60 minutes before take-off.

The majority of the facilities at Brisbane’s Domestic Terminal are found in the central area beyond the security checks. Here, you’ll find most of the airport’s cafes, restaurants and shops.

Flights leave from 3 separate wings: Virgin flights from the right, Qantas flights from the left and all other airlines in the centre.

Arriving in Sydney

Sydney Airport (SYD) is Australia’s busiest airport, with 3 separate terminals. Flights from Brisbane land at either Terminal 2 or 3, depending on the airline you fly with.

  • Terminal 2: Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia and others.
  • Terminal 3: Qantas and QantasLink.

These terminals have common access to a train station, bus stops and a car park (which contains car hire offices), but each has its own taxi rank. In clear traffic, the drive into the city takes 15 minutes, but this can be considerably longer in peak times.

If you choose to go by public transport, be aware that public transport in Sydney is cheaper with an Opal card.

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Please note: all information is correct as of November 2018.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.