There are 6 ways to get from Canberra to Kempsey by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) CBR - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St

$156 - $488

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St  •  13 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St 100
  3. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Taree Station, Coach Bay 150 / ...
  4. Take the train from Taree Station to Kempsey Station 31 / ...

$53 - $92

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Kempsey Station 31 / ...

$67 - $115

Bus, train via Fassifern Station  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
  3. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Kempsey Station 31 / ...

$67 - $116

Train  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Kempsey Station 31 / ...

$75 - $113

Drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Kempsey 426.9 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Kempsey is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Kempsey is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 35 min and costs $210 - $700.

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The distance between Canberra and Kempsey is 581 km. The road distance is 683 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Canberra to Kempsey, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Canberra to Kempsey. However, there are services departing from Canberra Station and arriving at Kempsey Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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

You can take a train from Canberra to Kempsey via Central Station in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Port Macquarie via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Canberra to Port Macquarie via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $95
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Fassifern Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
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 - $60
Train from Taree Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Taree Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
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
$23 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au

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