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

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Train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station Ccn
  2. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Greta Station Hun

$53 - $81

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Bus, line 179 bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd 3513
  2. Take the line 179 bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr 179 / ...

$26 - $37

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Train, line 179 bus via Newcastle  •  5h 33m

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

$38 - $64

Bus, line 179 bus via Woodberry  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Hexham Pm12
  2. Take the line 179 bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr 179 / ...

$42 - $60

Train, line 179 bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Maitland Station 31 / ...
  2. Take the line 179 bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr 179 / ...

$30 - $74

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Sydney to North Rothbury 179.8 km

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 1h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury is to drive which costs $24 - $40 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, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 and arriving at Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr via Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd and Maitland Station, Railway St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Sydney and North Rothbury is 131 km. The road distance is 179.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury without a car is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Sydney to North Rothbury, including transfers.

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Sydney to North Rothbury bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1.

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The best way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs $50 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus and line 179 bus via Woodberry, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5h 51m.

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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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  • Distance: 130.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to North Rothbury via Hexham, Hexham Station, Maitland Station, and Maitland Station, Railway St in around 5h 51m.

Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Hornsby Station to Maitland Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Hamilton Station to Greta Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus operators
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
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
$29 - $45
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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