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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Smiths Lake by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Karuah Gx244 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karuah Coach Stop, Tarean Rd to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way 150 / ...

$24 - $45

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Train, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Broadmeadow Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way 150 / ...

$27 - $38

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Bulahdelah

$32 - $44

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Smiths Lake 172.2 miles

$24 - $40

Fly, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO
  2. Take the bus from Taree Station, Coach Bay to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way

$70 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Smiths Lake is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Smiths Lake is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Smiths Lake. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way via Karuah Coach Stop, Tarean Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Smiths Lake is 204 km. The road distance is 275.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Smiths Lake without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Sydney to Smiths Lake, including transfers.

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Sydney to Smiths Lake bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Taree Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Sydney to Smiths Lake bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Smiths Lake is 276 km. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Sydney to Smiths Lake.

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  • Distance: 127.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Smiths Lake, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Sydney to Smiths Lake via Karuah and Karuah Coach Stop, Tarean Rd in around 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
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
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$14 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $30
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 Karuah
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$24 - $35
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Karuah
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Bulahdelah
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Karuah Coach Stop, Tarean Rd to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Taree Station, Coach Bay to Smiths Lake Turnoff Coach Stop, The Lakes Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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FlyPelican offers flights from Sydney Airport to Taree Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Smiths Lake. Prices start at $70 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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