There are 7 ways to get from Canberra to Armidale by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Canberra to Armidale  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Armidale (ARM) CBR - ARM

$187 - $637

Cheapest option

Train  •  13 h 22 min

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

$93 - $133

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Fly Canberra to Tamworth, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Tamworth (TMW) CBR - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$225 - $259

Bus to Sydney, fly to Armidale  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney International Airport
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM

$138 - $343

Bus, train  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Tamworth Station 223
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$97 - $161

Bus  •  15 h 43 min

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

$98 - $144

Drive  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Armidale 485.7 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Armidale is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 8 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Armidale is to fly which costs $250 - $900 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Armidale is 582 km. The road distance is 777.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Canberra to Armidale, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canberra to Armidale. However, there are services departing from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row and arriving at Armidale via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay and Tamworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Armidale, NSW, Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and three other airlines fly from Canberra to Armidale hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Canberra to Armidale via Central Station and Armidale Station in around 13 h 22 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
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
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 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 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
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
Train from Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
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
$13 - $19
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
$25 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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