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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Taree by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Taree  •  2h 29m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO

$178 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Taree Pm12

$35 - $55

4 alternative options

Fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) SYD - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie to Taree

$143 - $268

Train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Taree Station 31 / ...

$40 - $65

Train, bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange Ccn
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stand C to Taree Station, Coach Bay 150 / ...

$39 - $62

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Taree 307.7 km

$30 - $50

Sydney to Taree by train

The train journey time between Sydney and Taree is around 5h 33m and covers a distance of around 378 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 24m. Operated by NSW TrainLink, the Sydney to Taree train service departs from Central Station and arrives in Taree Station. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 33m
Fastest train time:
5h 24m
Trains per week:
21
Cheapest price:
$40
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:09
Last train departs at:
14:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney to Taree train schedules

Sydney → Taree
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Taree is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Taree is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Taree is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Taree is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Taree is to fly which costs $170 - $230 and takes 2h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Taree. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Taree Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Sydney and Taree is 246 km. The road distance is 307.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Taree without a car is to train which takes 5h 27m and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Sydney to Taree, including transfers.

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Sydney to Taree bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Taree is to fly which takes 2h 29m and costs $170 - $230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 5h 27m, you could also bus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Taree.
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  • Distance: 246.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 29m

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

FlyPelican flies from Sydney to Taree twice a week. Alternatively, NSW TrainLink operates a train from Central Station to Taree Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 27m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$40 - $65
First Class
$60 - $90
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Taree
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Premier Motor Service
Busways Great Lakes
Phone
1300 69 2929
Email
infoline@busways.com.au
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stand C to Taree Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
busways.com.au

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

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Sydney to Taree bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Taree station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Taree is 308 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Sydney to Taree.

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FlyPelican offers flights from Sydney Airport to Taree Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Taree. 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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