Are you planning a road trip from Sydney to Melbourne and looking for a hassle-free way to travel between these two vibrant cities? Look no further than Travellers Autobarn, your one-stop shop for Sydney campervan hire and one-way rentals.

With our fleet of well-maintained vehicles and outstanding customer service, we make it easy for you to hit the open road and explore Australia. From the iconic landmarks of Sydney to the trendy cafes and cultural hotspots of Melbourne, we’ve got you covered every step of the way.

Why book a campervan rental with us?

Access to free campsites

For more than 25 years, Travellers Autobarn has been a reputable campervan rental service in Australia, catering to budget-conscious backpackers. We possess extensive knowledge and expertise on free camping grounds, allowing you to save money while experiencing the finest that our country has to offer.

Unlimited kilometres with each rental

Experience the ultimate freedom of exploration by reserving a camper hire with Travellers Autobarn. We provide unlimited kilometres, allowing you to determine your own pace. Whether you’re taking a brief excursion or embarking on an extended road trip for a month, we have everything you need for a comfortable and safe ride while enjoying a cheap campervan hire.

10% discount with campground partners

We recognise that finding the ideal accommodation is an exciting part of vacation planning. To make it easier, we are providing a 10% discount on your camper rental at any G’Day Parks location throughout Australia. Additionally, you will receive a 4 cents per litre discount at select petrol stations as an exclusive bonus. With over 300 campgrounds situated in different regions of Australia, including some with complimentary WIFI, you are certain to have an enjoyable and memorable trip.

24/7 roadside assistance

At Travellers Autobarn, we understand that unforeseen issues can occur while traveling, which is why we include 24/7 roadside assistance with all of our vehicles. Should any problems arise during your campervan holiday, rest assured that help is just a phone call away. Our goal is to ensure that you can quickly resolve any issues and continue making cherished memories on your trip.

Sydney to Melbourne One-way Itinerary

Stop #1: Wollongong

Wollongong boasts 17 stunning beaches, a spectacular escarpment, a bustling city centre, and numerous restaurants and entertainment zones to choose from.

With so much to explore, Wollongong and the greater Illawarra region have something for everyone, making it a perfect first stop on your one-way journey from Sydney to Melbourne.

Stop #2: Jervis Bay

Known for its stunning white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters, the area boasts an abundance of natural beauty. You’ll have the opportunity to explore national parks and possibly even catch a glimpse of whales and dolphins during certain times of the year.

Whether you’re seeking a relaxing beach holiday or a chance to connect with nature, Jervis Bay has something for everyone. Don’t miss out on this breathtaking destination as you make your way down the coast.

Stop #3: Batemans Bay

This hidden gem is the perfect spot for both relaxation and adventure, boasting stunning beaches, fresh seafood and a range of water sports activities. And if you’re looking to explore beyond the town limits, Batemans Bay is also an ideal base for discovering the natural beauty of the surrounding area.

Originally named by Captain James Cook in 1770, it’s no wonder why Batemans Bay has remained a beloved destination for so long.

Stop #4: Eden

Nestled on the breathtaking Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Eden is a true natural wonderland that captivates visitors with its extraordinary charm. This idyllic stopover boasts a range of impressive attractions, from glimpsing majestic humpback whales in Twofold Bay to discovering the area’s rich whaling legacy.

Nature lovers can explore the stunning Beowa National Park, formerly known as Ben Boyd National Park, while adventure seekers can embark on guided tours to get up close to marine life.

Stop #5: Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance is a water enthusiast’s dream destination, providing visitors with a varied selection of aquatic activities to explore.

The town has been a popular vacation spot for years, boasting beautiful swimming beaches, a bustling water sports scene, sparkling lakes, exceptional fishing opportunities, and breathtaking sunsets.

Stop #6: Morwell

Discover the world-famous Morwell Centenary Rose Garden, a stunning parkland filled with over 3500 beautiful roses that invite visitors to relax and explore the tremendous variety of blooms.

While the best time to visit the garden is from November through April, a visit to Morwell will surely be a memorable year-round experience. Take some time to enjoy the picturesque scenery, friendly locals and charming atmosphere of this lovely town before continuing on your journey.

Stop #7: Melbourne

The final stop on your Sydney to Melbourne one-way itinerary is none other than Melbourne, a city that packs a punch when it comes to culture, coffee, and sports. Often referred to as Australia’s culture capital, you’ll find abundant galleries and museums here, making it the perfect spot to immerse yourself in the vibrant arts scene.

Melbourne is also well-known for its exceptional coffee, with cafes dotted all around the city serving up the perfect brew. And if you’re a sports fan, be sure to check out one of the many headline events held in this sporting mecca.

Top attractions to see whilst in Melbourne

Federation Square

When it comes to experiencing Melbourne’s vibrant culture, there is no better place to start than at Federation Square. This public square is an iconic part of the city and a hub of activity, hosting a diverse range of events throughout the year. With its stunning architecture and world-class art galleries, you will be able to lose yourself in the beauty of the city while immersing yourself in Australian culture.

Queen Victoria Market

This iconic market is a hive of activity, with over 600 small businesses offering everything from fresh produce to unique items, souvenirs, and clothing. Visitors are sure to enjoy the many boutique stalls selling hand-made and specialty goods that are hard to find elsewhere.

Learn more about the Queen Victoria Market.

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Melbourne is a city that is very proud of its cultural heritage, and the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is one of its iconic treasures. With over 38 hectares of sprawling gardens, this site welcomes over 1.9 million visitors every year. The Gardens are home to a wide array of diverse plant collections, tranquil lakes, and breathtaking vistas. It’s a place of continual discovery and deals in delights that will leave lasting impressions.

Melbourne Zoo

Established in 1862, this zoo is not only Australia’s oldest but also it’s most popular one, offering visitors a chance to observe over 350 different animal species in their natural habitats. From cute and cuddly koalas to fierce Sumatran tigers, the zoo has a diverse range of creatures that are sure to captivate people of all ages. Moreover, the Melbourne Zoo is committed to environmental conservation and educating visitors about the importance of protecting endangered species.

National Gallery of Victoria

Featuring two spectacular buildings, namely NGV International and NGV Australia, this gallery hosts a diverse range of exhibitions, programs and events. Visitors can enjoy a variety of art genres, from contemporary, historical, fashion and design to sound and dance. Whether you’re an art enthusiast or simply looking for a culturally enriching experience, the National Gallery of Victoria is a must-visit destination for any visitor to Melbourne.


Absolutely! If you’re planning to travel from Melbourne to Sydney, you can rent one of our campervans to kickstart your journey. Our fleet of quality campervans is available in many major Australian cities, making it easy to find the perfect camper for your needs.

Depending on the state you’re in, the rules may differ, and it’s possible that you’ll be asked to present both your foreign driver’s license and an International Driving Permit. In some cases, a translated copy of your foreign license in English might be necessary for legal purposes.

Travellers Autobarn acknowledges driving licenses that are valid and written in the Latin/Roman alphabet. Additionally, any license obtained by Australians from Green P’s or later can be used for renting a vehicle.

The price when you hire campervans for one-way travel may differ based on availability and timing. To get an accurate estimate for your desired dates, we recommend using our booking engine.

The total distance between the two cities in this one-way itinerary is approximately 1,104 km, and the driving time is around 14 hours and 11 minutes via Princes Hwy/A1 and M1.

Our Sydney branch details

Opening hours

Monday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – 9:00am – 1:00pm
Sunday & Public Holidays – Closed


1C McPherson Street
Banksmeadow, NSW 2019

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Our Melbourne branch details

Opening hours

Monday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – 9:00am – 1:00pm
Sunday & Public Holidays – Closed

Special hours

Between the 1st of June and the 30th of August, our Melbourne branch operates during the following hours:

Monday – 10:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday – 10:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday – 10:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday – 10:00am – 4:00pm
Friday – 10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday – Closed
Sunday & Public Holidays – Closed


5 Assembly Drive
Tullamarine, VIC 3043

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