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There are 4 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

$37 - $49

Cheapest option

Train, line 179 bus  •  4h 45m

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

$22 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Hexham Pm12

$33 - $48

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Sydney to North Rothbury 179.3 km

$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.

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The fastest way to get from Sydney to North Rothbury is to drive. Taking this option will cost $20 - $30 and takes 1h 59m.

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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.

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The distance between Sydney and North Rothbury is 131 km. The road distance is 179.3 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 $35 - $50.

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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 Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.

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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.

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Sydney to North Rothbury bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Hexham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to North Rothbury is 179 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, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Sydney to Hexham once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 15m.

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
$9 - $12
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15
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
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Maitland Station
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
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

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