There are 7 ways to get from Sydney to Coffs Harbour 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Coffs Harbour  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) SYD - CFS

$54 - $196

6 alternative options

Fly to Grafton, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Grafton (GFN) SYD - GFN
  2. Take the bus from Pacific Hwy And Hunter St to Park Av - No.20

$187 - $247

Fly to Armidale, bus  •  7 h 12 min

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

$169 - $372

Train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Urunga Station, Platfrom 1 31 / ...

$84 - $122

Train via Fassifern Station  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Fassifern Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Urunga Station, Platfrom 1 31 / ...

$58 - $95

Bus  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Maitland Station, Station St 8Hu
  2. Take the bus from Maitland Station, Station St to Scone Station, Coach Stop
  3. Take the bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 351 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth to Coffs Harbour

$90 - $127

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Coffs Harbour 330.9 miles

$45 - $70

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia and Qantas fly from Sydney to Coffs Harbour every 4 hours. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Coffs Harbour 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 8 h 27 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 Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
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
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
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 Urunga Station, Platfrom 1
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Fassifern Station to Urunga Station, Platfrom 1
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Ryans Bus Service
Website
ryansbusservice.com.au
Bus from Pacific Hwy And Hunter St to Park Av - No.20
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ryansbusservice.com.au
New England Coaches
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from University of New England to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Maitland Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Maitland Station, Station St to Scone Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sydney to Coffs Harbour?

The distance between Sydney and Coffs Harbour is 436 km. The road distance is 529 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sydney to Coffs Harbour?

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sydney to Coffs Harbour?

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Coffs Harbour is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs $70 - $260.

Is there a direct bus between Sydney and Coffs Harbour?

No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Coffs Harbour. However, there are services departing from Central Station, Chalmers St and arriving at Coffs Harbour via Maitland Station, Station St, Scone Station, Coach Stop and Tamworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 31 min.

How long does it take to get from Sydney to Coffs Harbour?

It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Sydney to Coffs Harbour, including transfers.