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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 37m

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

$165 - $331

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Train  •  6h 7m

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

$35 - $50

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Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Tamworth 402.9 km

$45 - $70

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The cost-effective way to get from Sydney to Tamworth is to train, which costs $35 - $50 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Tamworth is to fly which costs $160 - $340 and takes 2h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Tamworth Station station. Services depart twice 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 402.9 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 $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Sydney to Tamworth, including transfers.

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Sydney to Tamworth train services, operated by NSW TrainLink, depart from Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Tamworth is to fly which takes 2h 37m and costs $160 - $340. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $50 and takes 6h 7m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Tamworth.
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  • Distance: 309.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

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

Qantas flies from Sydney to Tamworth 3 times a day. Alternatively, NSW TrainLink operates a train from Central Station to Tamworth Station twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 6h 7m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Tamworth is 403 km. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Sydney to Tamworth.

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Qantas offers flights from Sydney Airport to Tamworth Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Tamworth. Prices start at $125 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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