There are 8 ways to get from Sydney to Bellingen by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Urunga GX244 / ...

$55 - $127

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Train  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Urunga Station 33

$62 - $109

Bus via Macksville  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Macksville PM12
  2. Take the bus from Macksville Post Office, Cooper St to Church St At Hyde St 358

$61 - $84

Drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Bellingen 513.2 km

$65 - $100

Fly to Coffs Harbour, line 361 bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) SYD - CFS
  2. Take the line 361 bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Church St At Hyde St

$128 - $413

Fly to Armidale, bus  •  6h 15m

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

$222 - $317

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  7h 52m

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

$231 - $1,243

Fly to Grafton, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Grafton (GFN) SYD - GFN
  2. Take the train from Grafton Station to Urunga Station

$247 - $349

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Bellingen is to bus via Macksville which costs $60 - $85 and takes 10h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Bellingen is to fly and line 361 bus which costs $120 - $420 and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Bellingen. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Church St At Hyde St via Urunga Public School, Bowra St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 33m.

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The distance between Sydney and Bellingen is 412 km. The road distance is 513.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Bellingen without a car is to bus which takes 8h 33m and costs $55 - $130.

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It takes approximately 8h 33m to get from Sydney to Bellingen, including transfers.

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Sydney to Bellingen bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Bellingen is to bus which takes 8h 33m and costs $55 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 9h 44m.

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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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Sydney to Bellingen bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Urunga station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Bellingen.
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  • Distance: 411.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 33m

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Urunga once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 7h 10m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Central Station to Urunga Station twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 8h 24m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
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Transport NSW
Economy
$55 - $75
First Class
$80 - $110
Train from Grafton Station to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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Transport NSW
Economy
$20 - $27
First Class
$28 - $40
Bus operators
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Urunga
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$75 - $95
Premium
$90 - $130
Advantage
$95 - $120
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Urunga
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Macksville
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Premier Motor Service
Busways Coffs Harbour
Phone
1300 69 2929
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Macksville Post Office, Cooper St to Church St At Hyde St
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Church St At Hyde St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
busways.com.au
New England Coaches
Phone
02 6732 1051
Email
newenglandcoaches@hotmail.com
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Armidale to Bellingen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Bellingen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Bellingen is 513 km. It takes approximately 5h 32m to drive from Sydney to Bellingen.

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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 141+ hotels available in Bellingen. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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