There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Walcha by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Armidale, taxi  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM
  2. Take a taxi from Armidale to Walcha

$242 - $452

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Bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie Gx244 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St to Walcha Coach Stop, South St 371 / ...

$46 - $78

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Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tamworth (TMW) SYD - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Walcha Coach Stop, South St

$110 - $315

Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Walcha Road Station 223

$94 - $125

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Walcha 255.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Walcha is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Walcha is to fly and taxi which costs $330 - $650 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Walcha. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Walcha Coach Stop, South St via Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 12 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Walcha is 322 km. The road distance is 409.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Walcha without a car is to train which takes 7 h 30 min and costs $120 - $180.

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

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Sydney to Walcha bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Walcha is to train which takes 7 h 30 min and costs $120 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Armidale Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Sydney to Walcha bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Walcha Coach Stop, South St station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Walcha.
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  • Distance: 201.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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 $45 - $70 and the journey takes 7 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Walcha via Port Macquarie and Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St in around 9 h 12 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 2 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
$45 - $70
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $100
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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St to Walcha Coach Stop, South St
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $60
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Armidale to Walcha
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Walcha is 409 km. It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to drive from Sydney to Walcha.

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

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There are one+ hotels available in Walcha. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs $17.

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