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

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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

$44 - $63

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Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Gunnedah 266.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  4 h 37 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

$109 - $314

Fly to Dubbo, bus  •  6 h 36 min

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

$160 - $302

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Gunnedah is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Gunnedah is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $450 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney station to Gunnedah station. 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.

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The distance between Sydney and Gunnedah is 334 km. The road distance is 426.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Gunnedah without a car is to train which takes 7 h 5 min and costs $60 - $90.

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

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

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Tamworth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Gunnedah is 427 km. It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to drive from Sydney to Gunnedah.

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  • Distance: 208.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Werris Creek Station to Gunnedah Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $12
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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Tamworth Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Gunnedah. Prices start at $100 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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