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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to South West Rocks by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Coffs Harbour, drive  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) SYD - CFS
  2. Drive from Coffs Harbour to South West Rocks

$61 - $206

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie Gx244 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park, Gordon St to Belgrave St At John St 340

$40 - $70

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Fly to Port Macquarie, bus, line 350 bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) SYD - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
  3. Take the line 350 bus from Smith St After Belgrave St to Horseshore Bay Beach Park, Livingstone St

$100 - $215

Train  •  8h 8m

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

$109 - $150

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Kempsey

$51 - $70

Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Sydney to South West Rocks 282.8 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to South West Rocks is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to South West Rocks is to fly and drive which costs $85 - $290 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to South West Rocks. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Horseshore Bay Beach Park, Livingstone St via Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park, Gordon St and Smith St After Belgrave St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 58m.

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The distance between Sydney and South West Rocks is 372 km. The road distance is 452.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to South West Rocks without a car is to train which takes 8h 8m and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Sydney to South West Rocks, including transfers.

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Sydney to South West Rocks bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to South West Rocks is to train which takes 8h 8m and costs $150 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $100 and takes 8h 58m.

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

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Sydney to South West Rocks bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Belgrave St At John St station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to South West Rocks.
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  • Distance: 232.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and South West Rocks, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to South West Rocks twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 7h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to South West Rocks via Port Macquarie, Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park, Gordon St, Belgrave St At John St, and Smith St After Belgrave St in around 8h 58m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Eungai Station
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Smith St After Belgrave St to Horseshore Bay Beach Park, Livingstone St
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park, Gordon St to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $60
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Kempsey
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to South West Rocks is 453 km. It takes approximately 5h 1m to drive from Sydney to South West Rocks.

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Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport.

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There are 139+ hotels available in South West Rocks. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $17.

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