There are 6 ways to get from Cowra to Sydney by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train via Lithgow  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Macquarie St After Kendal St to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1 550
  2. Take the train from Lithgow Station to Central Station Bmt

$44 - $71

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Bus, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Macquarie St After Kendal St to Bathurst Station, Coach Stop 550 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bathurst Station to Central Station Bmt / ...

$39 - $73

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Cowra to Sydney 306.6 km

$35 - $60

Bus to Orange, fly  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Macquarie St After Kendal St to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1
  2. Fly from Orange (OAG) to Sydney (SYD) OAG - SYD

$166 - $461

Bus to Bathurst, fly  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Macquarie St After Kendal St to Bathurst Station, Coach Stop
  2. Fly from Bathurst (BHS) to Sydney (SYD) BHS - SYD

$151 - $220

Bus, bus to Parkes, fly  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Macquarie St After Kendal St to Grenfell Coach Stop, Main St
  2. Take the bus from Grenfell Coach Stop, Main St to Parkes Station, Coach Stop
  3. Fly from Parkes (PKE) to Sydney (SYD) PKE - SYD

$153 - $290

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cowra to Sydney is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Cowra to Sydney is to bus and fly which costs $160 - $470 and takes 3h 46m.

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The distance between Cowra and Sydney is 232 km. The road distance is 306.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cowra to Sydney without a car is to bus and train via Lithgow which takes 6h 19m and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Cowra to Sydney, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Orange Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cowra to Sydney is 307 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Cowra to Sydney.

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Regional Express offers flights from Orange Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 2321+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cowra to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 232.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 19m

What companies run services between Cowra, NSW, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Cowra to Sydney. However, you can take the bus to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1, take the walk to Lithgow Station, then take the train to Central Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cowra to Sydney via Bathurst Station, Coach Stop and Bathurst Station in around 6h 32m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Orange to Sydney
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Bathurst to Sydney
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Parkes to Sydney
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $220
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 Lithgow Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Bathurst Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$30 - $40
First Class
$40 - $55
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Bathurst Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus 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
Bus from Macquarie St After Kendal St to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Macquarie St After Kendal St to Bathurst Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Macquarie St After Kendal St to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Macquarie St After Kendal St to Grenfell Coach Stop, Main St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Grenfell Coach Stop, Main St to Parkes Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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