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There are 10 ways to get from Sydney to Cootamundra by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Cootamundra 623 / ...

$40 - $180

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Train via Campbelltown  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Wynyard Station to Campbelltown Station T8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Campbelltown Station to Cootamundra Station 623 / ...

$38 - $173

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra Gx233
  2. Take the bus from West Row After London Cct to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5 781 / ...

$59 - $93

Night train  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the night train from Central Station to Cootamundra Station 621

$40 - $180

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Cootamundra 376.1 km

$40 - $65

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  2. Take the bus from West Row After London Cct to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5

$184 - $282

Fly to Orange, bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Orange (OAG) SYD - OAG
  2. Take the bus from Orange Station, Coach Bay 3 to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2

$190 - $687

Fly to Narrandera, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Narrandera (NRA) SYD - NRA
  2. Take the train from Narrandera Station to Cootamundra Station

$198 - $501

Fly to Wagga Wagga, train  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Wagga Wagga (WGA) SYD - WGA
  2. Take the train from Wagga Wagga to Cootamundra

$172 - $454

Fly to Albury, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Cootamundra

$191 - $577

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Cootamundra is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Cootamundra is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Cootamundra station. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5 via West Row After London Cct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Cootamundra. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Sydney and Cootamundra is 305 km. The road distance is 376.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Cootamundra without a car is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs $40 - $180.

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The train from Central Station to Cootamundra takes 5h 4m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Sydney to Cootamundra bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, depart from Sydney station.

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Sydney to Cootamundra train services, operated by XPT, depart from Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Cootamundra is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs $40 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $95 and takes 7h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Cootamundra.
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  • Distance: 304.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

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

XPT operates a train from Central Station to Cootamundra twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $180 and the journey takes 5h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Cootamundra via Canberra and West Row After London Cct in around 7h 15m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Orange
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Flights from Sydney to Orange
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Narrandera
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Website
XPT
Economy
$40 - $55
First
$60 - $80
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Train from Campbelltown Station to Cootamundra Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Website
XPT
Economy
$35 - $55
First
$55 - $75
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Night train from Central Station to Cootamundra Station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Website
XPT
Economy
$40 - $55
First
$60 - $80
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Train from Wagga Wagga to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $140
Website
XPT
Economy
$20 - $27
First
$28 - $40
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Website
XPT
Economy
$28 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Sydney Trains
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Narrandera Station to Cootamundra Station
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
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 Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $65
Premium
$55 - $75
Advantage
$55 - $70
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from West Row After London Cct to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Orange Station, Coach Bay 3 to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Sydney to Cootamundra bus services, operated by NSW TrainLink, arrive at Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5.

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Sydney to Cootamundra train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Cootamundra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Cootamundra is 376 km. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Sydney to Cootamundra.

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Virgin Australia, Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Cootamundra. Prices start at $125 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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