There are 4 ways to get from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 362
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St 513

$50 - $74

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Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge 263.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Tamworth, drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Tamworth (TMW) to Moree (MRZ) TMW - MRZ
  2. Drive from Moree to Lightning Ridge

$188 - $565

Bus to Inverell, fly, drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd
  2. Fly from Inverell (IVR) to Moree (MRZ) IVR - MRZ
  3. Drive from Moree to Lightning Ridge

$93 - $188

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No, there is no direct bus from Tamworth station to Lightning Ridge. However, there are services departing from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop and arriving at Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St via Dubbo Station, Bay 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between Tamworth and Lightning Ridge is 338 km. The road distance is 421.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge, including transfers.

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Tamworth to Lightning Ridge bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Tamworth Station, Coach Stop.

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There is no direct flight from Tamworth Airport to Moree Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Tamworth to Lightning Ridge bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tamworth to Lightning Ridge is 422 km. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge.

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Qantas offers flights from Tamworth Airport to Moree Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Lightning Ridge. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge.
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  • Distance: 211.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 45 min

What companies run services between Tamworth, NSW, Australia and Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge via Dubbo Station, Bay 1 in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Tamworth to Moree via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Inverell to Moree
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$25 - $95
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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The best way to get from Tamworth to Tamworth Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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