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

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 32m

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

$103 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Morisset Station, Stand A 56Cn / ...
  2. Take the bus from Morisset Station, Stand C to Vincent St At Edward St 163

$46 - $58

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Morisset Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the bus from Morisset Station, Stand C to Vincent St At Edward St 163

$48 - $61

Train, bus via Cessnock Correctional Centre, Lindsay Av  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Morisset Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the bus from Morisset Station, Stand C to Cessnock Correctional Centre, Lindsay Av 163

$50 - $64

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury 108.5 miles

$15 - $23

Fly, train  •  3h 33m

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

$158 - $272

Towncar  •  2h 13m

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Rothbury 108.5 miles

$290 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2h 13m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Rothbury is 133 km. The road distance is 173.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury without a car is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs $140 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs $140 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $85 and takes 5h 15m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury is 174 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury.

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 304+ hotels available in Rothbury. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury.
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  • Distance: 83.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $26 and the journey takes 2h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Rothbury via Central Station, Central Station, Chalmers St, Morisset Station, Stand C, and Vincent St At Edward St in around 5h 15m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Maitland Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$17 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $35
Train from Central Station to Morisset Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$15 - $23
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Telarah Station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$3 - $5
1st Class
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Rover Coaches
Phone
(02) 4990 1699
Email
rover@rovercoaches.com.au
Website
rovercoaches.com.au
Bus from Morisset Station, Stand C to Vincent St At Edward St
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Rover Coaches
Bus from Morisset Station, Stand C to Cessnock Correctional Centre, Lindsay Av
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Rover Coaches
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Morisset Station, Stand A
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Rothbury
Estimated price
$290 - $400

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