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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

$97 - $376

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 59 min

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

$40 - $150

3 alternative options

Fly to Wagga Wagga, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$132 - $357

Bus, night train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Wagga Wagga Fe21
  2. Take the night train from Wagga Wagga Station to Culcairn Station 621

$48 - $59

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Culcairn 321.7 miles

$45 - $70

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 - $150 and the journey takes 6 h 59 min. Transport NSW also services this route once a week.

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 15 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 Albury to Culcairn
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $100
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$14 - $19
First
$20 - $27
Sleeper
$85 - $100
Train from Wagga Wagga to Culcairn
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $21
First
$22 - $29
Sleeper
$85 - $100
Train from Central Station to Culcairn
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
First
$60 - $80
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Albury Station to Culcairn Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Wagga Wagga Station to Culcairn Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Central Station to Culcairn Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$80 - $120
Night train from Wagga Wagga Station to Culcairn Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
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
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sydney to Culcairn?

The distance between Sydney and Culcairn is 430 km. The road distance is 515 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sydney to Culcairn?

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Culcairn is to bus and night train which costs $60 - $80 and takes 7 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sydney to Culcairn?

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Culcairn is to fly and train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $120 - $500.

Is there a direct train between Sydney and Culcairn?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station and arriving at Culcairn. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

How long does it take to get from Sydney to Culcairn?

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Sydney to Culcairn, including transfers.