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

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Fly to Cooma  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooma (OOM) SYD - OOM

$161 - $387

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Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Cooma Gx200

$30 - $60

3 alternative options

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma

$111 - $255

Train, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Station, Coach Stop to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St 771 / ...

$37 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Cooma 246.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Cooma is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Cooma is to fly which costs $220 - $550 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Central Station station and arriving at Cooma. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Cooma is 325 km. The road distance is 394.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Cooma without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Sydney to Cooma, including transfers.

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Sydney to Cooma bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Cooma is to fly which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $220 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $85 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Cooma.
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  • Distance: 202.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

Regional Express flies from Sydney to Cooma 6 times a week. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Cooma once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
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 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 Canberra Airport to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Central Station to Cooma
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $50
Flexifare
$40 - $60
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Station, Coach Stop to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Cooma is 394 km. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Sydney to Cooma.

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Cooma. Prices start at $63 USD 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 $17.

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