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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) SYD - PQQ

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Bus via Chatswood  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Port Macquarie Pm12

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie Gx244 / ...

Train  •  7h 36m

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

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Port Macquarie 383.3 km

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The cost-effective way to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie is to bus via Chatswood, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 8h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie is to fly which costs $130 - $210 and takes 3h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Port Macquarie. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Sydney and Port Macquarie is 314 km. The road distance is 383.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie without a car is to bus which takes 6h and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie, including transfers.

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Sydney to Port Macquarie bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie is to fly which takes 3h 26m and costs $130 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 6h, you could also train, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Port Macquarie Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Sydney to Port Macquarie bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Port Macquarie station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie.
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  • Distance: 314.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia?

Qantas and Regional Express fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 6h. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wauchope Station
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$50 - $75
First Class
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$60 - $90
Advantage
$70 - $100
Premium
$75 - $110
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Chatswood to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Port Macquarie is 383 km. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Sydney to Port Macquarie.

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Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Port Macquarie Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Port Macquarie. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18 - $21.

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