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There are 9 ways to get from Sydney to Wagga Wagga by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Wagga Wagga 621 / ...

$45 - $190

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Bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Gundagai Fe21
  2. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Edmondson St Opp Kildare Catholic College S243

$65 - $73

Bus via Canberra  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra Gx233
  2. Take the bus from West Row After London Cct to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1 703 / ...

$63 - $105

Night train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the night train from Central Station to Wagga Wagga Station, Platform 1 621

$45 - $190

Drive  •  4h 48m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Wagga Wagga 453.8 km

$50 - $75

Fly to Wagga Wagga  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Wagga Wagga (WGA) SYD - WGA

$152 - $314

Fly to Albury, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Wagga Wagga

$185 - $567

Fly to Narrandera, bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Narrandera (NRA) SYD - NRA
  2. Take the bus from Narrandera Station, Coach Stop to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1

$191 - $489

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  2. Take the bus from West Row After London Cct to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1

$190 - $290

Sydney to Wagga Wagga by train

The train journey time between Sydney and Wagga Wagga is around 6h 11m and covers a distance of around 508 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 10m. Operated by XPT, the Sydney to Wagga Wagga train service departs from Central Station and arrives in Wagga Wagga. Typically 16 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney to Wagga Wagga train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Wagga Wagga is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Wagga Wagga is to fly which costs $150 - $320 and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Wagga Wagga. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Edmondson St Opp Kildare Catholic College via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Wagga Wagga. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between Sydney and Wagga Wagga is 378 km. The road distance is 453.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Wagga Wagga without a car is to train which takes 6h 10m and costs $45 - $190.

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The train from Central Station to Wagga Wagga takes 6h 10m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Sydney to Wagga Wagga bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Sydney station.

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Sydney to Wagga Wagga train services, operated by XPT, depart from Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Wagga Wagga is to train which takes 6h 10m and costs $45 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $75 and takes 7h 50m, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $320 and takes 3h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Wagga Wagga.
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  • Distance: 378.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 10m

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

XPT operates a train from Central Station to Wagga Wagga twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $190 and the journey takes 6h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Wagga Wagga via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Narrandera
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Website
XPT
Economy
$45 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$160 - $190
Night train from Central Station to Wagga Wagga Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Website
XPT
Economy
$45 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$160 - $190
Train from Albury to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
XPT
Economy
$22 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$59 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Edmondson St Opp Kildare Catholic College
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
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 Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$40 - $65
Advantage
$50 - $75
Premium
$50 - $80
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from West Row After London Cct to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Narrandera Station, Coach Stop to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Sydney to Wagga Wagga bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Edmondson St Opp Kildare Catholic College station.

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Sydney to Wagga Wagga train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Wagga Wagga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Wagga Wagga is 454 km. It takes approximately 4h 48m to drive from Sydney to Wagga Wagga.

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Wagga Wagga. 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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