There are 8 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  •  5 h 41 min

  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  •  5 h 52 min

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

$99 - $207

Fly to Taree, bus  •  5 h 48 min

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

$74 - $360

Fly to Grafton, bus  •  5 h 44 min

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

$183 - $239

Fly to Armidale, bus  •  8 h 26 min

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

$153 - $356

Train  •  9 h 23 min

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

$92 - $127

Bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Macksville

$64 - $86

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

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

$40 - $65

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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 9 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min 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 9 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 40 min.

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

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

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

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There are 82+ 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: 5 h 41 min

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 7 h 53 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Scotts Head once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
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
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Pacific Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Macksville
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Taree to Macksville
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Grafton City South to Macksville
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Macksville
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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