There are 8 ways to get from Sydney to Inverell by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Armidale  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Armidale Station 223
  2. Take the bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd 337

$74 - $125

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Train, bus  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Tamworth Station 223
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd 311

$75 - $149

Bus  •  14h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 to Grafton Station, Coach Bay 3515 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd 141

$85 - $125

Drive  •  7h 17m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Inverell 569.3 km

$75 - $110

Fly to Armidale, bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM
  2. Take the bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd

$181 - $261

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tamworth (TMW) SYD - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd

$193 - $1,193

Fly to Moree, bus  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Moree (MRZ) SYD - MRZ
  2. Take the bus from Moree Town Coach Stop, Auburn St to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd

$170 - $461

Fly to Grafton, bus  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Grafton (GFN) SYD - GFN
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd

$248 - $338

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Inverell is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Inverell is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $270 and takes 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to Inverell. However, there are services departing from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 and arriving at Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd via Grafton Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 47m.

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The distance between Sydney and Inverell is 455 km. The road distance is 569.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Inverell without a car is to train and bus via Armidale which takes 10h 52m and costs $70 - $130.

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It takes approximately 10h 52m to get from Sydney to Inverell, including transfers.

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Sydney to Inverell bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Armidale Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Sydney to Inverell bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Inverell is 569 km. It takes approximately 7h 17m to drive from Sydney to Inverell.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Inverell.
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  • Distance: 454.7 km
  • Duration: 10h 52m

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Inverell via Grafton Station, Coach Bay in around 14h 47m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Moree
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
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Transport NSW
Economy
$55 - $75
First Class
$80 - $110
Train from Hornsby Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$45 - $60
First Class
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
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Transport NSW
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 to Grafton Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Moree Town Coach Stop, Auburn St to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Armidale Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Inverell. Prices start at $150 AUD 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 $18.

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