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

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Train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Culcairn 621 / ...

$40 - $140

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Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Wagga Wagga Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Culcairn Station, Coach Stop 737 / ...

$44 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Culcairn 321.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Albury, train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$105 - $365

Fly to Wagga Wagga, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$139 - $352

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Culcairn station. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Culcairn Station, Coach Stop via Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Culcairn. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Culcairn is 430 km. The road distance is 514.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Culcairn without a car is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs .

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The train from Central Station to Culcairn takes 6 h 55 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Sydney to Culcairn bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Sydney station.

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Sydney to Culcairn train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Culcairn is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Albury Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Sydney to Culcairn bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Culcairn Station, Coach Stop.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Culcairn.
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  • Distance: 269 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

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

XPT operates a train from Sydney to Culcairn twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Culcairn via Wagga Wagga and Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Culcairn
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $55
First
$55 - $75
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Train from Albury to Culcairn
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $90
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $18
First
$19 - $25
Sleeper
$80 - $90
Train from Wagga Wagga to Culcairn
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $95
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$14 - $19
First
$21 - $27
Sleeper
$80 - $95
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Culcairn Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Culcairn is 515 km. It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to drive from Sydney to Culcairn.

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

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There are two+ hotels available in Culcairn. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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