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  •  1 h 22 min

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

$117 - $296

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Train  •  9 h 20 min

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

$69 - $101

3 alternative options

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  3 h 51 min

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

$125 - $335

Train via Fassifern Station  •  10 h

  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

$72 - $101

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  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 $60 - $95 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale is to fly which costs $160 - $410 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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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 9 h 20 min and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min 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 1 h 22 min and costs $160 - $410. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale is 526 km. It takes approximately 6 h 19 min 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 36+ hotels available in Armidale. Prices start at $80 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: 1 h 22 min

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 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 2 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
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $110
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Fassifern Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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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