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There are 7 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 337

$54 - $75

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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 311

$52 - $82

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Bus  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 to Moree Station, Coach Bay 4315 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Moree Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre 142

$58 - $77

Drive  •  7h 16m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Inverell 567.7 km

$60 - $95

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

$166 - $394

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  6h 57m

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

$185 - $359

Fly to Moree, bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Moree (MRZ) SYD - MRZ
  2. Take the bus from Moree Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre

$181 - $309

Sydney to Inverell by bus

The bus journey time between Sydney and Inverell is around 27h 30m and covers a distance of around 782 km. The fastest bus normally takes 27h 30m. Operated by NSW TrainLink, the Sydney to Inverell bus service departs from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 and arrives in Inverell Visitor Information Centre. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney to Inverell bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Sydney → Inverell
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Inverell is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Inverell is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Inverell is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Inverell is to train and bus via Armidale which costs $50 - $75 and takes 10h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Inverell is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $400 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 via Moree Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 2m.

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It is 455 km from Sydney to Inverell. It is approximately 567.7 km to drive.

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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 $50 - $75.

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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 NSW TrainLink, 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 NSW TrainLink, arrive at Inverell Visitor Information Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Inverell is 568 km. It takes approximately 7h 16m 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 Moree Station, Coach Bay in around 12h 2m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Moree
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Train from Hornsby Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 to Moree Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Moree Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Inverell. Prices start at $125 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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