How long is the train trip from Sydney to Melbourne? Do you need to book an overnight car?
I think you will find this link helpful http://www.nswtrainlink.info
Use the regional search box on the left to get times and prices for Sydney to Melbourne train.
The trip takes about 10 hours on the XPT and I think they have some overnight services from memory.
Having said that, train travel is surprising slow and expensive in Australia, so people usually fly between Sydney and Melbourne (or drive for the fun of a road trip). over 5 years ago
There are two trains daily each way between Sydney and Melbourne, A day train and an overnight train. In round figures the rail distance near about 960 kms (600 miles) which takes time...
1. Melbourne to Sydney- Daytime 8:30am 7:53pm
2. Sydney to Melbourne- Overnight 7:50pm 6:53am
www.yeslimotaxis.com.au about 5 years ago