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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Newcastle (NTL) SYD - NTL

$86 - $182

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$30 - $39

3 alternative options

Train via Hamilton Station  •  4 h 15 min

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

$30 - $39

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

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

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  2 h 5 min

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

$310 - $430

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

FlyPelican and Regional Express fly from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland 3 times a day. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland 4 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 46 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
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $330
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 - $27
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$18 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Maitland
Estimated price
$310 - $430

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $20 - $30.

No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland. 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.

It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland, including transfers.