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Need One Way Car Hire From Sydney to Brisbane?

Are you considering to drive from Sydney to Brisbane? You're in luck. There are several car hire service providers that provide one way car hire deals from Sydney to Brisbane. Simply select Sydney and Brisbane as your pick-up and drop off areas, select the dates that you would like to travel and Car Rental Buddy will compare quotes for you from the available suppliers.

Which Suppliers Can I Compare For One Way Car Hire From Sydney to Brisbane?

The following car hire companies have car hire depots in both Sydney and Brisbane, and offer one way car hire.

  • Ace
  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Enterprise
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • National
  • Thrifty

How Far is the Journey From Sydney to Brisbane?

The quickest route is along the M1 highway, which will take you along the eastern coast. If you decide to drive straight, the journey will take you approximately 11 hours. So you could start driving up to Brisbane at 6am and you should arrive in Brisbane's city centre by 5pm.

You can also opt to take the drive to Brisbane via the inland roads, which will take a few more hours. However, it will provide you with a different driving experience.

You can use the map below to plan your travel route.

Why Should I Consider a One Way Car Hire From Sydney to Brisbane?

The drive from Sydney to Brisbane isn't actually that long in the grand scheme of things. Should you decide to drive straight, you can get to Brisbane in just under a day. So if you only wanted to hire a vehicle short-term, then it is an ideal option. It even becomes more cost effective if you are travelling with several other people.

The route is a scenic one. You can expect to pass through several towns, scenic drives and historical landmarks all within an hour's drive of each other. If you are planning a tourist drive, then a one way car hire from Sydney to Brisbane is your best option.

How Does Car Hire Compare With Other Forms of Transportation?

We've provided a table below that will help you compare the value between each transportation mode.

Transportation Mode

Time Duration

Estimated Price

Car hire




1h 30mins






15h 30mins


Car hire is a fantastic and affordable option if you're travelling with four or more people. You can enjoy the ease of visiting more places, and have the freedom to plan a relaxing self-paced road trip journey.

What Are Some of the Top Destinations to Explore & Experience Along the Way?

There are plenty to see and do along the route from Sydney to Brisbane. We recommend stopping at the following locations along the way:

  • Bondi Beach
  • Day trip to the Blue Mountains
  • Newcastle
  • Port Macquarie
  • Byron Bay
  • Gold Coast scenic drive
  • Mount Tambourine scenic drive
  • Surfers Paradise
  • Brisbane - Southbank

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Looking to Create More From Your Travel Journey?

Add more to your travel plans by visiting our dedicated pages for Sydney and Brisbane and find out more information on places to see and explore... road trips are the best!