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

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Bus  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 to Kempsey Station, Coach Stop 3511 / ...

$19 - $22

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Bus via Port Macquarie  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie Gx244 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hayward St At Keena La to Belgrave St At John St 340

$63 - $106

Train  •  9h 15m

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

$21 - $28

Drive  •  4h 54m

  1. Drive from Sydney to South West Rocks 451.2 km

$55 - $90

Fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  5h 46m

  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 bus from Belgrave St After Stuart St to Horseshore Bay Beach Park, Livingstone St

$146 - $299

Fly to Taree, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO
  2. Take the train from Taree Station to Kempsey Station

$98 - $517

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to South West Rocks is to bus which costs $18 - $23 and takes 8h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to South West Rocks is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to South West Rocks. However, there are services departing from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 and arriving at Horseshore Bay Beach Park, Livingstone St via Belgrave St After Stuart St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 8m.

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The distance between Sydney and South West Rocks is 372 km. The road distance is 451.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to South West Rocks without a car is to bus which takes 8h 8m and costs $18 - $23.

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It takes approximately 8h 8m to get from Sydney to South West Rocks, including transfers.

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Sydney to South West Rocks bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1.

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The best way to get from Sydney to South West Rocks is to bus which takes 8h 8m and costs $18 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $20 - $28 and takes 9h 15m.

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

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Sydney to South West Rocks bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Kempsey Station, Coach Stop.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to South West Rocks.
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  • Distance: 372.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 8m

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

Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney to South West Rocks every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $17 and the journey takes 6h 10m. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to South West Rocks every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 7h 17m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
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Transport NSW
Train from Taree Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 to Kempsey Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
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Transport NSW
Bus from Hayward St At Keena La to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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Transport NSW
Bus from Belgrave St After Stuart St to Horseshore Bay Beach Park, Livingstone St
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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, 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
5h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$60 - $75
Premium
$70 - $95
Advantage
$70 - $90
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
$55 - $75
Website
Premier Motor Service
Cavanaghs Bus Company
Phone
0265 627800
Email
operations@cavanaghbus.com.au
Website
cavanaghs.com.au
Bus from Belgrave St After Stuart St to Horseshore Bay Beach Park, Livingstone St
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Cavanaghs Bus Company

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to South West Rocks is 451 km. It takes approximately 4h 54m to drive from Sydney to South West Rocks.

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

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There are 98+ hotels available in South West Rocks. 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.

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