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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

$181 - $1,211

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Train  •  9h 18m

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

$84 - $142

3 alternative options

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  3h 56m

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

$195 - $1,883

Train via Toronto  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Fassifern Station Ccn
  2. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Armidale Station 223

$97 - $162

Drive  •  6h 5m

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale 487 km

$60 - $95

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale is to fly which costs $180 - $1,300 and takes 1h 22m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Armidale is 385 km. The road distance is 487 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 18m and costs $80 - $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 $180 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $150 and takes 9h 18m.

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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 487 km. It takes approximately 6h 5m 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 60+ hotels available in Armidale. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 384.7 km
  • 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 Central Station to Armidale Station 4 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 8h 4m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
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 Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$55 - $75
First Class
$80 - $110
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$23 - $30
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Fassifern Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$45 - $60
First Class
$65 - $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
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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