Select from 4 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Fly to Moree, drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. SYD - MRZ

$155 - $447

Cheapest option

Fly to Narrabri, drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. SYD - NAA

$65 - $187

3 alternative options

Fly to Dubbo, bus  •  8 h

  1. SYD - DBO

$169 - $317

Train, bus  •  11 h 56 min

  1. 427
  2. 513

$72 - $105

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. 454.6 miles

$65 - $95

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Sydney to Lightning Ridge. However, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Moree, then take the drive to Lightning Ridge. Alternatively, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Dubbo, take the taxi to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, then take the bus to Lightning Ridge.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Moree
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Sydney to Narrabri
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Lightning Ridge is 580 km. The road distance is 727 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Lightning Ridge is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 8 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Lightning Ridge is to fly and drive which takes 5 h 46 min and costs $85 - $250.

It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Sydney to Lightning Ridge, including transfers.