There are 4 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Armidale  •  1 h 22 min

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

$117 - $296

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 20 min

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

$74 - $106

2 alternative options

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  3 h 29 min

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

$132 - $338

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

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

$45 - $70

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 $55 - $85 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
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 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$75 - $120
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Armidale is 385 km. The road distance is 526 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 6 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale is to fly which takes 1 h 22 min and costs $150 - $400.

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