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There are 7 ways to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5 h 20 min

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

$30 - $60

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Bus Premier Motor Service  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Port Macquarie

$41 - $58

Train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Wauchope Station 33 / ...

$45 - $66

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Port Macquarie 240.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Port Macquarie  •  3 h 36 min

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

$94 - $205

Fly to Taree, bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO
  2. Take the bus from Taree to Port Macquarie

$69 - $361

Fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) SYD - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie

$73 - $233

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie is to fly which costs $130 - $290 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Port Macquarie. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Port Macquarie is 314 km. The road distance is 384.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Port Macquarie without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $40 - $80.

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The bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie takes 5 h 20 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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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 bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $40 - $80. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 8 h 8 min, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $290 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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

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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: 196.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Port Macquarie 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wauchope Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $60
Bus from Taree to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$12 - $19
Flexifare
$20 - $29
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Taree to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Port Macquarie is 384 km. It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to drive from Sydney to Port Macquarie.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Port Macquarie Airport.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Port Macquarie. Prices start at $71 USD 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 $17.

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