There are 9 ways to get from Sydney to Macksville by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$50 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 6 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 Macksville Station 31 / ...

$36 - $52

7 alternative options

Train via Fassifern Station  •  9 h 32 min

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

$48 - $83

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Macksville 294.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) SYD - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Pacific Hwy

$61 - $206

Fly to Taree, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$82 - $369

Fly to Port Macquarie, bus, train  •  5 h 56 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
  3. Take the train from Kempsey Station to Macksville Station

$100 - $216

Fly to Grafton, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Grafton (GFN) SYD - GFN
  2. Take the train from Grafton Station to Macksville Station

$190 - $253

Fly to Armidale, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM
  2. Take the bus from University of New England to Urunga

$166 - $366

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Macksville is to bus and train which costs $45 - $70 and takes 10 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Macksville is to drive which takes 5 h 11 min and costs $55 - $85.

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The distance between Sydney and Macksville is 386 km. The road distance is 472 km.

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The train from Central Station to Macksville Station takes 7 h 53 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station and arriving at Macksville Station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Macksville 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 7 h 53 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
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
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Fassifern Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $60
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Taree Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $24
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Kempsey Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Grafton Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$19 - $28
Bus operators
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
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
Bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Pacific Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.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

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