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There are 2 ways to get from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge by bus or car

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Bus  •  9h 45m

  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  •  5h 19m

  1. Drive from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge 263.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 5h 19m.

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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 9h 45m.

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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 9h 45m and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 9h 45m 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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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 5h 19m to drive from Tamworth to Lightning Ridge.

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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: 9h 45m

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 9h 45m.

Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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