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

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Train, bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station Bmt
  2. Take the bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1 to Macquarie St After Kendal St 551

$38 - $53

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Night bus, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the night bus from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H to Penrith Station, Stand D N70
  2. Take the bus from Penrith Station, Stand E to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde
  3. Take the bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1 to Macquarie St After Kendal St 551

$35 - $49

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Train, bus via Central Station  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station Bmt / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1 to Macquarie St After Kendal St 551

$43 - $70

Train, bus #2  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Orange Station 445
  2. Take the bus from Orange Station, Coach Bay 3 to Macquarie St After Kendal St 794

$50 - $84

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Cowra 306.7 km

$40 - $65

Fly to Orange, bus  •  4h 55m

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

$176 - $431

Fly to Bathurst, bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Bathurst (BHS) SYD - BHS
  2. Take the bus from Bathurst Station, Coach Stop to Macquarie St After Kendal St

$155 - $223

Fly to Parkes, bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Parkes (PKE) SYD - PKE
  2. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Stop to Grenfell Coach Stop, Main St
  3. Take the bus from Grenfell Coach Stop, Main St to Macquarie St After Kendal St

$218 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Cowra is to night bus and bus which costs $35 - $50 and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Cowra is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to Cowra. However, there are services departing from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H and arriving at Macquarie St After Kendal St via Penrith Station, Stand E and Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 10m.

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The distance between Sydney and Cowra is 232 km. The road distance is 306.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Cowra without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 11m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Sydney to Cowra, including transfers.

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Sydney to Cowra bus services, operated by Hillsbus, depart from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H.

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

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Sydney to Cowra bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Macquarie St After Kendal St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Cowra is 307 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Sydney to Cowra.

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  • Distance: 232.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 11m

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

There is no direct connection from Sydney to Cowra. However, you can take the train to Lithgow Station, take the walk to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1, then take the bus to Macquarie St After Kendal St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sydney to Cowra via Lithgow Station and Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1 in around 6h 22m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Orange
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Bathurst
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Parkes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Train operators
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
transportnsw.info
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 Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Central Station to Orange Station
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$35 - $50
First Class
$50 - $70
Bus 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
Bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1 to Macquarie St After Kendal St
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Orange Station, Coach Bay 3 to Macquarie St After Kendal St
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Penrith Station, Stand E to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Bathurst Station, Coach Stop to Macquarie St After Kendal St
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Stop to Grenfell Coach Stop, Main St
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Grenfell Coach Stop, Main St to Macquarie St After Kendal St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Orange Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Cowra. 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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