There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Gunnedah by train, car, plane or bus

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

Train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Werris Creek Station 223
  2. Take the train from Werris Creek Station to Gunnedah Station 243

$46 - $67

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Gunnedah 266.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tamworth (TMW) SYD - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop

$112 - $317

Fly to Dubbo, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Dubbo (DBO) SYD - DBO
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop

$162 - $306

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

You can take a train from Sydney to Gunnedah via Werris Creek Station in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
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 Werris Creek Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from Werris Creek Station to Gunnedah Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$6 - $10
1st Class
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Gunnedah is 334 km. The road distance is 427 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Gunnedah is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Gunnedah is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 38 min and costs $140 - $420.

No, there is no direct train from Sydney to Gunnedah. However, there are services departing from Central Station and arriving at Gunnedah Station via Werris Creek Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Sydney to Gunnedah, including transfers.