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Recommended option

Fly to Tamworth  •  2 h 45 min

  1. CBR - TMW

$160 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Gx287
  2. 223

$91 - $146

4 alternative options

Fly to Armidale, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. CBR - ARM

$223 - $685

Train  •  12 h 42 min

  1. 634 / ...
  2. 223

$99 - $144

Bus  •  14 h 57 min

  1. 781
  2. 791
  3. 361

$91 - $129

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. 421.7 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Canberra Airport (CBR), Australia and Tamworth Airport (TMW), Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) via Wentworth Av opposite station, Canberra Station, Central Station, and Tamworth Station in around 12 h 42 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Flights from Canberra to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Armidale via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Armidale Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $24
Train from Central Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$24 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) and Tamworth Airport (TMW) is 494 km. The road distance is 675 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 7 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) is to fly which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $210 - $240.

It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to fly from Canberra (CBR) to Tamworth (TMW), including transfers and time at the airport.