There are 3 ways to get from Sydney to Dubbo by plane, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Dubbo (DBO) SYD - DBO

$141 - $275

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Dubbo Station 427

$45 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Dubbo 249.6 miles

$35 - $55

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

Qantas, Regional Express and FlyPelican fly from Sydney to Dubbo every 4 hours. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Dubbo once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 26 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Dubbo is 302 km. The road distance is 399 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Dubbo is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Dubbo is to fly which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $180 - $370.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station and arriving at Dubbo Station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Sydney to Dubbo, including transfers.