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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland by train, car, plane or towncar

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Maitland Station 33 / ...

$28 - $37

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Train via Hamilton Station  •  4 h 4 min

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

$28 - $37

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

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

$15 - $23

Fly to Newcastle, 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

Fly to Taree, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO
  2. Take the train from Taree Station to Maitland Station

$71 - $356

Towncar  •  2 h 5 min

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

$290 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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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 4 h 2 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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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland, including transfers.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Maitland Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland is 175 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Maitland.
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  • Distance: 86.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 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 $17 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 51 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
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 Maitland Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $35
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $30
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
Train from Taree Station to Maitland Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Maitland
Estimated price
$290 - $400

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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