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Recommended option

Fly to Armidale, taxi  •  3 h 31 min

  1. SYD - ARM

$242 - $462

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. 223
  2. 372 / ...

$50 - $76

3 alternative options

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. SYD - TMW

$113 - $319

Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. 223

$96 - $132

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. 255.8 miles

$35 - $55

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Walcha once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 7 h 16 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Walcha Road Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $100
Train from Hornsby Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Walcha Coach Stop, South St
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Taxi from Armidale to Walcha
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Walcha is 322 km. The road distance is 409 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Walcha is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Walcha is to fly and taxi which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $320 - $650.

It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Sydney to Walcha, including transfers.