There are 7 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland by train, bus, car, plane, shuttle or towncar

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

Train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$30 - $38

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Maitland

$11 - $85

5 alternative options

Train via Hamilton Station  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line

$29 - $38

Bus  •  5 h 34 min

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

$19 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland 109.4 miles

$15 - $23

Fly, train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Newcastle (NTL) SYD - NTL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Maitland Station

$87 - $186

Towncar  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Maitland 109.4 miles

$300 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland is to shuttle which costs $15 - $120 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Maitland is 138 km. The road distance is 175 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) station to Maitland station. However, there are services departing from International Airport Station and arriving at Maitland Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland.
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  • Distance: 86.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland 4 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, Port Stephens Coaches operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle via Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Maitland Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Maitland Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$2 - $4
1st Class
$3 - $6
Bus operators
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Maitland
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Maitland
Estimated price
$300 - $410

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