There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Armidale by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Armidale  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM

$127 - $310

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Train  •  9 h 9 min

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

$54 - $79

3 alternative options

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tamworth (TMW) SYD - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$133 - $349

Bus  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Urunga
  2. Take the bus from Urunga to Armidale

$90 - $127

Drive  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Armidale 321.2 miles

$45 - $70

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Armidale. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Armidale via Urunga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 47 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Armidale is 376 km. The road distance is 513.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Armidale without a car is to train which takes 9 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Sydney to Armidale, including transfers.

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Sydney to Armidale bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Armidale is to fly which takes 2 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 9 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 47 min.

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

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Sydney to Armidale bus services, operated by New England Coaches, arrive at Armidale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Armidale is 514 km. It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to drive from Sydney to Armidale.

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 235.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Armidale, NSW, Australia?

Regional Express and Qantas fly from Sydney to Armidale every 4 hours. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Armidale once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
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 Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
New England Coaches
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Armidale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Urunga
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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