There are 5 ways to get from Port Macquarie to Sydney by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2h 47m

  1. Fly from Port Macquarie (PQQ) to Sydney (SYD) PQQ - SYD

$122 - $302

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Port Macquarie to Sydney Gx421 / ...

$40 - $100

3 alternative options

Bus via Chatswood  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Port Macquarie to Chatswood Pm11

$46 - $83

Train  •  8h 20m

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

$45 - $85

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Port Macquarie to Sydney 385.7 km

$45 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Macquarie to Sydney is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Port Macquarie to Sydney is to fly which costs $120 - $310 and takes 2h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Macquarie and arriving at Sydney. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between Port Macquarie and Sydney is 314 km. The road distance is 385.7 km.

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The best way to get from Port Macquarie to Sydney without a car is to bus which takes 6h 10m and costs $40 - $100.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Port Macquarie to Sydney, including transfers.

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Port Macquarie to Sydney bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Port Macquarie station.

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The best way to get from Port Macquarie to Sydney is to fly which takes 2h 47m and costs $120 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 6h 10m, you could also train, which costs $45 - $85 and takes 8h 20m.

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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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Port Macquarie to Sydney bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Sydney station.

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Map of how to get from Port Macquarie to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 314.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Port Macquarie to Sydney once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $100 and the journey takes 6h 10m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

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 Wauchope Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$45 - $65
First Class
$65 - $85
Bus operators
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$60 - $80
Premium
$75 - $100
Advantage
$75 - $95
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Port Macquarie to Chatswood
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Macquarie to Sydney is 386 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Port Macquarie to Sydney.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Port Macquarie 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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The best way to get from Port Macquarie to Port Macquarie Airport is to line 341 bus which takes 29 min and costs $3 - $5.

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