There are 6 ways to get from Chatswood to Smiths Lake by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Port Stephens Coaches  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood Station, Railway St, Stand J to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St 100
  2. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way 150 / ...

$14 - $21

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Bus via Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand L to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd 55Cn / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way 150 / ...

$23 - $33

Train, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Epping Station to Broadmeadow Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way 150 / ...

$26 - $39

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Chatswood to Smiths Lake 165.4 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to Taree, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO
  2. Take the bus from Taree Station, Coach Bay to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way

$71 - $356

Fly to Newcastle, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Newcastle (NTL) SYD - NTL
  2. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way

$105 - $213

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chatswood station to Smiths Lake. However, there are services departing from Chatswood Station, Railway St, Stand J and arriving at Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way via Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Chatswood and Smiths Lake is 199 km. The road distance is 264.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chatswood to Smiths Lake without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Chatswood to Smiths Lake, including transfers.

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Chatswood to Smiths Lake bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, arrive at Chatswood Station, Railway St, Stand J.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Taree Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Chatswood to Smiths Lake bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatswood to Smiths Lake is 265 km. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Chatswood to Smiths Lake.

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FlyPelican offers flights from Sydney Airport to Taree Airport.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Smiths Lake. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chatswood to Smiths Lake.
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  • Distance: 124.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Chatswood, NSW, Australia and Smiths Lake, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Chatswood to Smiths Lake via Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St in around 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle via Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Epping Station to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$12 - $19
1st Class
$17 - $26
Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Chatswood Station, Railway St, Stand J to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand L to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Taree Station, Coach Bay to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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