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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Armidale  •  1h 22m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM

$116 - $295

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Train  •  9h 19m

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

$68 - $100

3 alternative options

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tamworth (TMW) SYD - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$125 - $329

Train via Fassifern Station  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Fassifern Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Armidale Station 223

$71 - $99

Drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale 328.9 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale is to fly which costs $160 - $420 and takes 1h 22m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Armidale is 385 km. The road distance is 526.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale without a car is to train which takes 9h 19m and costs $95 - $150.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale is to fly which takes 1h 22m and costs $160 - $420. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $150 and takes 9h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Armidale Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale is 526 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale.

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Armidale Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Armidale. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 240.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Armidale, NSW, Australia?

Regional Express and Qantas fly from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale every 4 hours. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 8h 5m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$13 - $19
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Fassifern Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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