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There are 3 ways to get from Sydney to Tamworth by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  2h 32m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tamworth (TMW) SYD - TMW

$102 - $302

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Train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Tamworth Station 223

$40 - $60

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Tamworth 251.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Tamworth is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Tamworth is to fly which costs $140 - $430 and takes 2h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Tamworth Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 7m.

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The distance between Sydney and Tamworth is 310 km. The road distance is 403 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Tamworth without a car is to train which takes 6h 7m and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Sydney to Tamworth, including transfers.

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Sydney to Tamworth train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Tamworth is to fly which takes 2h 32m and costs $140 - $430. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 6h 7m.

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

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Sydney to Tamworth train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Tamworth Station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Tamworth.
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  • Distance: 193.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Tamworth, NSW, Australia?

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Sydney to Tamworth every 4 hours. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Tamworth once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 6h 7m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Tamworth is 403 km. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Sydney to Tamworth.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Tamworth Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Tamworth. Prices start at $63 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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