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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to North Rothbury by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Greta Station Hunter Line

$32 - $45

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Bus, line 179 bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Maitland Station, Station St 8Hu
  2. Take the line 179 bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr 179 / ...

$15 - $22

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Train, line 179 bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Maitland Station 33 / ...
  2. Take the line 179 bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr 179 / ...

$20 - $29

Train, line 179 bus via Hamilton Station  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the line 179 bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr 179 / ...

$19 - $30

Bus Premier Motor Service, line 179 bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Hexham
  2. Take the line 179 bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr 179 / ...

$23 - $34

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Sydney to North Rothbury 112.4 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury is to bus and line 179 bus which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to North Rothbury. However, there are services departing from Central Station, Chalmers St and arriving at Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr via Maitland Station, Railway St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Sydney and North Rothbury is 131 km. The road distance is 179.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury without a car is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs $45 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Sydney to North Rothbury, including transfers.

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Sydney to North Rothbury bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station, Chalmers St.

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The best way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs $45 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus and line 179 bus, which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 37m.

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Sydney to North Rothbury bus services, operated by Hunter Valley Buses, arrive at Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to North Rothbury is 180 km. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Sydney to North Rothbury.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to North Rothbury.
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  • Distance: 81.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and North Rothbury, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Sydney to North Rothbury via Hamilton Station and Greta Station in around 4h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to North Rothbury via Maitland Station, Station St and Maitland Station, Railway St in around 4h 37m.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Hamilton Station to Greta Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $9
Train from Central Station to Maitland Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$17 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Maitland Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Hunter Valley Buses
Phone
(02) 4935 7200
Email
hvbinfo@cdcbus.com.au
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Hunter Valley Buses
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Hexham
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
Premier Motor Service

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