There are 9 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 Station 623

$40 - $180

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Bus  •  7h 15m

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

$65 - $101

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 376.3 km

$50 - $75

Fly to Wagga Wagga, train  •  5h 15m

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

$198 - $498

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  6h 37m

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

$149 - $360

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

$188 - $448

Fly to Parkes, bus  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Parkes (PKE) SYD - PKE
  2. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Stop to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2

$219 - $402

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

$195 - $482

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Cootamundra is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Cootamundra is to drive which costs $50 - $75 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 Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row. 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 Station station. Services depart once 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 376.3 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 Station takes 5h 4m including transfers and departs once 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 $65 - $110 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 Station once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $180 and the journey takes 5h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Cootamundra via Canberra and Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row in around 7h 15m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Orange
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Parkes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Narrandera
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,400
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Cootamundra Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $180
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XPT bookings
Economy
$40 - $55
First
$55 - $80
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Train from Wagga Wagga Station, Platform 1 to Cootamundra Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $140
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XPT bookings
Economy
$20 - $27
First
$28 - $40
Sleeper
$120 - $140
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 Narrandera Station to Cootamundra Station
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $45
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Transport NSW
Economy
$23 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
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 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $65
Premium
$55 - $75
Advantage
$55 - $70
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
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Orange Station, Coach Bay 3 to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Stop to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Sydney to Cootamundra bus services, operated by Transport NSW, 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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Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Cootamundra. 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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