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

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Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line

$17 - $26

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Bus Port Stephens Coaches  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St 100

$7 - $11

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Bus Transport NSW  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Hamilton Station, Beaumont St, Stand B 55Cn / ...

$16 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to East Maitland 100.1 miles

$14 - $21

Fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Newcastle (NTL) SYD - NTL

$95 - $199

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to East Maitland. However, there are services departing from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 and arriving at Brisbane St At Melbourne St via Raymond Terrace Shopping Centre, Sturgeon St and Stockland Green Hills, Mitchell Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to East Maitland station. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at East Maitland Station via Hamilton Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Sydney and East Maitland is 129 km. The road distance is 160.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to East Maitland without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Sydney to East Maitland, including transfers.

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Sydney to East Maitland bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, arrive at Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7.

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Sydney to East Maitland train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to East Maitland is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 33 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Sydney to East Maitland bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, arrive at Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to East Maitland.
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  • Distance: 80.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and East Maitland, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to East Maitland hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, Port Stephens Coaches operates a bus from Sydney to East Maitland once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle via Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Hamilton Station, Beaumont St, Stand B
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Sydney to East Maitland train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Hamilton Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to East Maitland is 160 km. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Sydney to East Maitland.

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FlyPelican and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 148+ hotels available in East Maitland. Prices start at $84 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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