There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Wellington by train, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Wellington Station 427

$35 - $60

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Wellington 217.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Mudgee, drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Mudgee (DGE) SYD - DGE
  2. Drive from Mudgee to Wellington

$50 - $325

Fly to Dubbo, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Dubbo (DBO) SYD - DBO
  2. Take the train from Dubbo Station to Wellington Station

$146 - $283

Fly to Orange, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Orange (OAG) SYD - OAG
  2. Take the train from Orange Station to Wellington Station

$170 - $315

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Wellington is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Wellington is to fly and drive which costs $65 - $440 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Wellington is 255 km. The road distance is 348.5 km.

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The train from Central Station to Wellington Station takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Wellington Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Wellington once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Orange
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Mudgee
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wellington Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $60
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Dubbo Station to Wellington Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Orange Station to Wellington Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$8 - $13
1st Class
$11 - $17

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