There are 2 ways to get from Sydney to Lake Macquarie by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Morisset Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line

$14 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Lake Macquarie 79.6 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Lake Macquarie is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Lake Macquarie is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Lake Macquarie is 96 km. The road distance is 127.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Sydney to Lake Macquarie, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Lake Macquarie.
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  • Distance: 60.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Lake Macquarie hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Morisset Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $23

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