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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Grafton by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Grafton  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Grafton (GFN) SYD - GFN

$179 - $235

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Grafton Gx244 / ...

$53 - $92

4 alternative options

Fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) SYD - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton City South

$72 - $219

Train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Grafton Station 31 / ...

$60 - $95

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Grafton City South

$64 - $93

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Grafton 383.3 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Grafton is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Grafton is to fly which costs $250 - $330 and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Grafton. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Prince St At Fitzroy St via Bligh St At Charles Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Grafton Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 8 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Grafton is 492 km. The road distance is 613.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Grafton without a car is to train which takes 10 h 8 min and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Sydney to Grafton, including transfers.

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Sydney to Grafton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Grafton is to fly which takes 3 h and costs $250 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 10 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs $75 - $130 and takes 10 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Grafton.
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  • Distance: 307.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

Regional Express flies from Sydney to Grafton twice daily. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Grafton 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 10 h 8 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $90

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Grafton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Sydney to Grafton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Grafton station.

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Sydney to Grafton train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Grafton Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Grafton is 613 km. It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to drive from Sydney to Grafton.

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Grafton Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Grafton. Prices start at $67 USD 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 $17.

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