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There are 5 ways to get from Maitland to Armidale by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Maitland Station to Armidale Station 223

$37 - $54

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Maitland to Armidale 226 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Newcastle to Armidale  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Armidale (ARM) NTL - ARM

$229 - $776

Train to Sydney, fly to Armidale  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Maitland Station to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM

$144 - $335

Train to Sydney, fly to Tamworth, bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Maitland Station to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tamworth (TMW) SYD - TMW
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$151 - $373

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The cheapest way to get from Maitland to Armidale is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maitland to Armidale is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Maitland and Armidale is 248 km. The road distance is 361.5 km.

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The best way to get from Maitland to Armidale without a car is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Maitland to Armidale, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Maitland to Armidale is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $50 - $80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $320 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Armidale Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maitland to Armidale is 362 km. It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to drive from Maitland to Armidale.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia, VivaColombia and two other airlines offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Armidale Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Armidale. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Maitland to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 155.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Maitland, NSW, Australia and Armidale, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Maitland to Armidale once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, Regional Express, Jetstar and three other airlines fly from Maitland to Armidale 4 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Armidale via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Newcastle to Armidale via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Maitland Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $55
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Maitland Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $35
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

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