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

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

Fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) SYD - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St

$96 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St 100
  2. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Taree Station, Coach Bay 150 / ...
  3. Take the train from Taree Station to Kempsey Station 31 / ...

$32 - $46

4 alternative options

Fly to Taree, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO
  2. Take the train from Taree Station to Kempsey Station

$78 - $363

Train  •  7 h 11 min

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

$45 - $70

Train via Fassifern Station  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Fassifern Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Kempsey Station 31 / ...

$48 - $73

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Kempsey 262.5 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Kempsey is to bus and train which costs $40 - $65 and takes 9 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Kempsey is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $290 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Kempsey is 346 km. The road distance is 420 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Sydney to Kempsey, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Kempsey Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Kempsey 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 7 h 11 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Taree Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $24
Train from Central Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Fassifern Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Taree Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au

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