Brisbane to Sydney Route

Discover the scenic beaches, vibrant towns, rural valleys, quaint villages and rainforest escarpments of the Gold Coast, Tweed Valley, Northern Rivers, Mid-North, Great Lakes and Newcastle coasts of Queensland and New South Wales.

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Browse our destinations and timetables for the Brisbane to Sydney route below, or get in touch with one of our friendly reservation staff on 13 34 10 or via our contact form here. 


Brisbane is the capital city of Queensland, and third most populous city in Australia, named after the Brisbane River upon which it is located. It is a popular tourist destination serving as a gateway for visitors to the state of Queensland. Popular attractions include the cultural, social, and recreational South Bank precinct on the southern bank of Brisbane River. The Ekka agricultural show and Riverfire Festival are popular drawcards during August and September.

Surfers Paradise

A popular beachfront tourist and holiday destination on Queensland’s iconic Gold Coast, famous for its Meter Maids and Q1 skyscraper, the tallest building in Australia. The Gold Coast region is popular among tourists for its scenic surfing beaches, retail shopping, night life, theme parks, and rainforest hinterland.

Tweed Heads

A coastal town located at the New South Wales and Queensland border, sharing proximity with its 'twin town' Coolangatta. Popular for its recreational fishing and boating activities, beaches and coastal scenery, as well as close proximity to the Gold Coast region, and national parks including Mount Warning, one of the largest shield volcanoes in the Southern Hemisphere.

Byron Bay

A popular coastal destination for tourists and holiday makers, Byron Bay is home to the easternmost point on the Australian continent, which includes the iconic Cape Byron Lighthouse. The region is famous for its spectacular surfing and snorkelling beaches, its unique shopping and market experiences, and its vibrant community spirit.


A town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Ballina is situated on the Richmond River and is home to Australia's Big Prawn. Popular for its surfing beaches, boating and fishing, it is also the southern gateway to the beautiful Ballina and Byron hinterland region which boasts stunning rural scenery and farm gate stalls, quaint villages, rainforests, and spectacular waterfalls.

Coffs Harbour

Is a coastal city on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, nestled between a high mountain backdrop and several scenic beaches. It is home to an historic timber jetty as well as Australia's iconic Big Banana, and is a popular tourist and holiday destination for boating and fishing activities, as well as its close proximity to several national land and marine parks.

Port Macquarie

A quaint coastal town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Port Macquarie is situated at the mouth of the Hastings River, and is known for its beautiful farmland and fresh produce, and its scenic beaches, lakes and waterways. It is also famous for its koala populations, home to a Koala Hospital and Conservation Centre, as well as Billabong Zoo Koala and Wildlife Park. Other attractions include the Sea Acres Rainforest Centre and the iconic Tacking Point Lighthouse.


The second most populous city in New South Wales, Newcastle is situated at the mouth of the Hunter River. The city has many historic buildings, a rich and varied culture, and several stunning beaches, headlands and ocean pools. It is also within close proximity to the scenic Hunter Valley wine region, and the Port Stephens region which boasts beautiful beaches and sand dunes, pristine waterways, national parks, and picturesque coastal walks.


Sydney is the capital city of New South Wales, and is the most populous city in Australia. The city surrounds the world’s largest natural harbour and extends west towards the scenic Blue Mountains. The city thrives on tourism, attracting millions of visitors each year. There is plenty to see and do, with some of the popular drawcards including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, the historic Rocks precinct, Sydney Tower, Royal Botanic Gardens, Bondi Beach, Taronga Zoo and the Blue Mountains.


Upper Mount Gravatt 



Surfers Paradise 

Burleigh Heads


Tweed Heads



Brunswick Heads 

Byron Bay 

Lennox Head 





Iluka (Turn Off)


South Grafton


Coffs Harbour


Nambucca Heads



Port Macquarie









Doyalson North





Brisbane Sydney Brisbane PM11


Browse our full service timetables on the Brisbane to Sydney travel route below, including stop locations and departure times.

Killen Falls near Ballina

PM11 | Brisbane to Sydney – 7 Days

Gold Coast

PM12 | Sydney to Brisbane – 7 Days

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