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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Armidale, taxi  •  2h 8m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM
  2. Take a taxi from Armidale to Walcha

$222 - $437

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Bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie Gx244 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St to Walcha Coach Stop, South St 371 / ...

$55 - $91

3 alternative options

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tamworth (TMW) SYD - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Walcha Coach Stop, South St

$102 - $296

Train  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Walcha Road Station 223

$96 - $136

Drive  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha 263.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha is to fly and taxi which costs $310 - $650 and takes 2h 8m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Walcha is 330 km. The road distance is 421.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha without a car is to train which takes 8h 41m and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha is to train which takes 8h 41m and costs $130 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $130 and takes 10h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Armidale Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha is 422 km. It takes approximately 5h 40m to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha.

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Armidale Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Walcha. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha.
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  • Distance: 206.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 7h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Walcha via Central Station, Sydney, Port Macquarie, and Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St in around 10h 23m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Walcha Road Station
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Walcha Coach Stop, South St
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St to Walcha Coach Stop, South St
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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 Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $60
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Premier Motor Service
Other operators
Taxi from Armidale to Walcha
Ave. Duration
53m
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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