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There are 9 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head 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.

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Fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) SYD - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Pacific Hwy

$50 - $191

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Fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) SYD - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie to Macksville

$99 - $207

Fly to Grafton, bus  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Grafton (GFN) SYD - GFN
  2. Take the bus from Grafton City South to Macksville

$183 - $239

Fly to Taree, bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO
  2. Take the bus from Taree to Macksville

$74 - $360

Fly to Armidale, bus  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM
  2. Take the bus from Armidale to Urunga

$157 - $361

Train  •  9h 28m

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

$91 - $126

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Macksville

$63 - $85

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Urunga Gx244 / ...

$56 - $96

Drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head 303.2 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5h 32m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Scotts Head is 394 km. The road distance is 485.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head without a car is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs $120 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $120 and takes 10h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head is 485 km. It takes approximately 5h 32m to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head.

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Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Scotts Head. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head.
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  • Distance: 246.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 56m

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 7h 59m. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 8h 10m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Pacific Hwy
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Macksville
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Grafton City South to Macksville
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Taree to Macksville
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Macksville
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
Premier Motor Service
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Urunga
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$40 - $60
Flexifare
$50 - $75

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