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

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

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

$30 - $60

4 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 21 min

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

$46 - $68

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Port Macquarie 240.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Port Macquarie  •  3 h 32 min

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

$94 - $205

Fly to Taree, bus  •  4 h 18 min

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

$69 - $361

Questions & Answers

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 $120 - $280 and takes 3 h 32 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 bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie takes 5 h 20 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Port Macquarie. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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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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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 twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Port Macquarie 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 32 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
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
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wauchope Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $60
Bus from Taree to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$13 - $19

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