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There are 5 ways to get from Armidale to Sydney by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 31m

  1. Fly from Armidale (ARM) to Sydney (SYD) ARM - SYD

$161 - $385

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Train via Toronto  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from Armidale Station to Fassifern Station 224
  2. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Central Station Ccn

$41 - $64

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Train  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from Armidale Station to Central Station 224

$43 - $63

Bus  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Armidale to Tamworth
  2. Take the bus from The Atrium Shopping Centre, Kable Av to Quirindi Station, Coach Stop 428
  3. Take the bus from Quirindi Station, Coach Stop to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1

$75 - $105

Drive  •  5h 51m

  1. Drive from Armidale to Sydney 474.9 km

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Armidale to Sydney is to train which costs $40 - $65 and takes 9h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Armidale to Sydney is to fly which costs $160 - $390 and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Armidale to Sydney station. However, there are services departing from Armidale and arriving at Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 via The Atrium Shopping Centre, Kable Av and Quirindi Station, Coach Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 19m.

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The distance between Armidale and Sydney is 376 km. The road distance is 474.9 km.

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The best way to get from Armidale to Sydney without a car is to train which takes 9h 2m and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from Armidale to Sydney, including transfers.

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Armidale to Sydney bus services, operated by New England Coaches, depart from Armidale station.

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The best way to get from Armidale to Sydney is to fly which takes 1h 31m and costs $160 - $390. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 9h 2m, you could also bus, which costs $75 - $110 and takes 10h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Armidale Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Armidale to Sydney bus services, operated by NSW TrainLink, arrive at Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1.

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Map of how to get from Armidale to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 376.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between Armidale, NSW, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Regional Express and Qantas fly from Armidale to Sydney 4 times a day. Alternatively, NSW TrainLink operates a train from Armidale Station to Central Station twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 7h 59m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Armidale to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Armidale to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Armidale Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Train from Armidale Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Fassifern Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$8 - $11
Opal single trip ticket
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Armidale to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Tamworth Buslines
Phone
02 9747 7000
Email
info@buslinesgroup.com.au
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from The Atrium Shopping Centre, Kable Av to Quirindi Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Tamworth Buslines
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Quirindi Station, Coach Stop to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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Yes, the driving distance between Armidale to Sydney is 475 km. It takes approximately 5h 51m to drive from Armidale to Sydney.

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Armidale Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 1900+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Armidale to Armidale Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $23 - $28.

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