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There are 7 ways to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Tamworth  •  2h 50m

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Tamworth (TMW) CBR - TMW

$140 - $300

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Train  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Tamworth Station 223

$114 - $200

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Fly to Armidale, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Armidale (ARM) CBR - ARM
  2. Take the train from Armidale Station to Tamworth Station

$322 - $934

Bus, train  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Snow Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Tamworth Station 223

$122 - $200

Train #2  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 632
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Tamworth Station 223

$114 - $200

Bus  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5 781 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2 to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1 791
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 4 to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 361

$114 - $167

Drive  •  7h 40m

  1. Drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) 674.7 km

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) is to fly which costs $140 - $300 and takes 2h 50m.

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The distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) and Tamworth Airport (TMW) is 494 km. The road distance is 674.7 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) without a car is to bus and train which takes 12h 11m and costs $120 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to fly from Canberra (CBR) to Tamworth (TMW), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) is to fly which takes 2h 50m and costs $140 - $300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $200 and takes 13h 12m, you could also bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 14h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Canberra Airport to Tamworth Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW) is 675 km. It takes approximately 7h 40m to drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW).

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Canberra Airport to Tamworth Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Tamworth Airport (TMW). Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Tamworth Airport (TMW).
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  • Distance: 494.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 50m

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Fly Corporate 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 City Interchange Plt 1, City Interchange Plt 2, Canberra Railway Stn Wentworth Av, Canberra Station, Central Station, and Tamworth Station in around 13h 12m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Canberra to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Canberra to Armidale via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Armidale via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $430
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Train operators
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 Armidale Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$21 - $28
First Class
$29 - $40
Train from Central Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$45 - $65
First Class
$65 - $85
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$35 - $50
First Class
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $60
Premium
$55 - $75
Advantage
$55 - $70
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
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2 to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 4 to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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