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There are 4 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth by plane, train or car

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Fly to Tamworth  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tamworth (TMW) SYD - TMW

$94 - $283

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Train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Tamworth Station 223

$51 - $71

2 alternative options

Fly to Armidale, train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM
  2. Take the train from Armidale Station to Tamworth Station

$124 - $307

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth 259.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth is to fly which costs $130 - $400 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) station to Tamworth station. However, there are services departing from International Airport Station and arriving at Tamworth Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Tamworth is 317 km. The road distance is 415.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth without a car is to train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth is to fly which takes 1 h 10 min and costs $130 - $400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Tamworth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth.
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  • Distance: 198.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth every 4 hours. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth 6 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 6 h 7 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Armidale Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$15 - $23
Train from Central Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth is 415 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Tamworth.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Tamworth Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Tamworth. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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