There are 7 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Forster 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 Taree, line 310 bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO
  2. Take the line 310 bus from Manning St After Albert St to Beach St At Head Lane

Cheapest option

Bus Port Stephens Coaches  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St 100
  2. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St 150 / ...

$28 - $37

5 alternative options

Fly to Newcastle, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Newcastle (NTL) SYD - NTL
  2. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St

$97 - $200

Train, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Broadmeadow Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Forster Coach Stop, Little St 150 / ...

$41 - $54

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Bulahdelah Gx243
  2. Take the bus from Bulahdelah Coach Stop, Booloombayt St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St 150 / ...

$39 - $66

Train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Taree Station 31 / ...

$47 - $67

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Forster 197.8 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Forster is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Forster is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Forster is 232 km. The road distance is 316.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Forster, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Forster is 317 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Forster.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Forster.
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  • Distance: 145.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Forster via Central Station, Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7, and Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St in around 7 h 12 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Forster 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 27 min.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle via Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Central Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $55
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Eggins Comfort Coaches
Website
egginscomfortcoaches.com.au
Bus from Manning St After Albert St to Beach St At Head Lane
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
egginscomfortcoaches.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Bulahdelah Coach Stop, Booloombayt St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Bulahdelah
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$21 - $30
Flexifare
$30 - $45

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