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

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Bus, fly  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Belgrave St After Stuart St to Port Macquarie Airport
  2. Fly from Port Macquarie (PQQ) to Sydney (SYD) PQQ - SYD

$127 - $309

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Kempsey to Sydney Pm11 / ...

$45 - $70

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Train  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Kempsey Station to Central Station 36 / ...

$50 - $95

Train, bus  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Kempsey Station to Broadmeadow Station 36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 55Cn / ...

$57 - $94

Night train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the night train from Kempsey Station to Central Station 34

$50 - $95

Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Kempsey to Sydney 420.2 km

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Kempsey to Sydney is to bus which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Kempsey to Sydney is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $310 and takes 2h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kempsey and arriving at Sydney. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kempsey Station station and arriving at Central Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 36m.

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The distance between Kempsey and Sydney is 346 km. The road distance is 420.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kempsey to Sydney without a car is to bus which takes 7h 20m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Kempsey to Sydney, including transfers.

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Kempsey to Sydney bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Kempsey station.

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Kempsey to Sydney train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Kempsey Station.

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The best way to get from Kempsey to Sydney is to bus which takes 7h 20m and costs $45 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $95 and takes 7h 36m.

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  • Distance: 345.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Kempsey to Sydney once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 7h 20m. Transport NSW also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Kempsey Station to Central Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 7h 36m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Port Macquarie to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Port Macquarie to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
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 Kempsey Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$50 - $70
First Class
$70 - $95
Train from Kempsey Station to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$35 - $50
First Class
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Busways Port Macquarie
Email
infoline@busways.com.au
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Belgrave St After Stuart St to Port Macquarie Airport
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
busways.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Kempsey to Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Premier Motor Service
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 Kempsey Station, Coach Stop to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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The quickest flight from Port Macquarie Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Kempsey to Sydney bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Sydney station.

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Kempsey to Sydney train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kempsey to Sydney is 420 km. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Kempsey to Sydney.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Port Macquarie Airport to Sydney Airport.

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