There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to North Rothbury by train, bus or car
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Train • 4h 44m
$37 - $49
Train, line 179 bus • 4h 45m
$22 - $32
2 alternative options
Bus • 6h 54m
$33 - $48
Drive • 1h 59m
$20 - $30
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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 1h 59m.
The fastest way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury is to drive. Taking this option will cost $20 - $30 and takes 1h 59m.
No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to North Rothbury. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Hanwood Estate, Wine Country Dr via Maitland Rd Opp Old Maitland Rd and Maitland Station, Railway St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.
The distance between Sydney and North Rothbury is 131 km. The road distance is 179.3 km.
The best way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury without a car is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs $35 - $50.
It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Sydney to North Rothbury, including transfers.
Sydney to North Rothbury bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.
The best way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs $35 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 54m.
Sydney to North Rothbury bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Hexham station.
Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to North Rothbury is 179 km. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Sydney to North Rothbury.
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, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Sydney to Hexham once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 15m.
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).
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 51m
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $9 - $12
- Schedules at
- Transport NSW
- Opal card
- $9 - $12
- Opal single trip ticket
- $11 - $15
Train from Hamilton Station to Greta Station
- Ave. Duration
- 44 min
- Every 3 hours
- Estimated price
- $12 - $17
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