Need a hotel room in Lightning Ridge?

Book now

There are 5 ways to get from Toronto to Lightning Ridge by plane, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Dubbo, bus  •  32h 6m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Dubbo (DBO) YYZ - DBO
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 3 to Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St

$1,255 - $3,086

Cheapest option

Fly to Toowoomba, bus  •  36h 49m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Toowoomba (WTB) YYZ - WTB
  2. Take the bus from Toowoomba to St George
  3. Take the bus from St George to Lightning Ridge

$913 - $2,248

3 alternative options

Fly to Moree, bus  •  36h 44m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Moree (MRZ) YYZ - MRZ
  2. Take the bus from Moree to Goondiwindi
  3. Take the bus from Goondiwindi Info Centre to St George
  4. Take the bus from St George to Lightning Ridge

$1,303 - $3,173

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  38h

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Tamworth (TMW) YYZ - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 4
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 3 to Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St

$1,043 - $2,547

Fly to Armidale, train, bus  •  40h 28m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Armidale (ARM) YYZ - ARM
  2. Take the train from Armidale Station to Tamworth Station
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 4
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 3 to Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St

$1,203 - $2,868

Canada → Australia
Restricted

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Australia from Canada

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
Show more details
Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Australia, as well as residents from New Zealand

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Australia with the above exceptions. India are also restricted

Show less

Conditions of entry into Australia from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Canada
  • State and territory governments, with support from the Australian Government, manage quarantine arrangements
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
Show more details
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: New Zealand, Kiribati, Myanmar, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: New Zealand unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • State and territory governments, with support from the Australian Government, manage quarantine arrangements
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Show less

Rules to follow in Australia

1.5m

Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Australia from Canada is currently restricted.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lightning Ridge is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lightning Ridge is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Lightning Ridge is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Yes, entry into Canada from Australia is currently restricted.

Explore options for future travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Department of Home Affairs.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Toronto to Lightning Ridge is to fly and bus, which costs $900 - $2,300 and takes 36h 49m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Toronto to Lightning Ridge is to fly and bus which costs $1,200 - $3,100 and takes 32h 6m.

More details

The distance between Toronto and Lightning Ridge is 15567 km.

It takes approximately 32h 6m to get from Toronto to Lightning Ridge, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Dubbo Airport. The quickest flight takes 28h and has two stopovers.

Search flights

Lightning Ridge is 14h ahead of Toronto. It is currently 12:43 PM in Toronto and 2:43 AM in Lightning Ridge.

Link Airways, American Airlines, Regional Express and four other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Dubbo Airport.

Search flights

There are two+ hotels available in Lightning Ridge. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $5 - $13.

More details

Map of how to get from Toronto to Lightning Ridge.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 15567.1 km
  • Duration: 32h 6m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Toronto to Lightning Ridge. However, you can take the train to UP Express Pearson Airport, take the walk to Toronto airport, fly to Dubbo, take the taxi to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 3, then take the bus to Lightning Ridge. Alternatively, you can take the train to UP Express Pearson Airport, take the walk to Toronto airport, fly to Moree, take the taxi to Moree, take the bus to Goondiwindi, take the walk to Goondiwindi Info Centre, take the bus to St George, then take the bus to Lightning Ridge.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Toronto to Dubbo via Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,500
Flights from Toronto to Dubbo via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,500
Flights from Toronto to Dubbo via Vancouver, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,000
Flights from Toronto to Moree via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sydney
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,600
Flights from Toronto to Moree via Incheon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $6,000
Flights from Toronto to Moree via Manila, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,600
Flights from Toronto to Moree via Vancouver, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,000
Flights from Toronto to Moree via Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
33h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,600
Flights from Toronto to Moree via San Francisco, Sydney
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,600
Flights from Toronto to Tamworth via Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,600
Flights from Toronto to Tamworth via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,600
Flights from Toronto to Tamworth via Vancouver, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Toronto to Tamworth via San Francisco, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from Toronto to Armidale via Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,100
Flights from Toronto to Armidale via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,200
Flights from Toronto to Armidale via San Francisco, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
Flights from Toronto to Armidale via Vancouver, Sydney
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Flights from Toronto to Armidale via Incheon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $5,500
Flights from Toronto to Armidale via Manila, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,200
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Toronto to Dubbo via Vancouver, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,000
Flights from Toronto to Dubbo via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland, Sydney
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,000
Flights from Toronto to Moree via Vancouver, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,000
Flights from Toronto to Moree via Incheon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $6,000
Flights from Toronto to Tamworth via Vancouver, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Toronto to Tamworth via San Francisco, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from Toronto to Armidale via Vancouver, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Flights from Toronto to Armidale via San Francisco, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
Flights from Toronto to Armidale via Incheon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $5,500
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Toronto to Dubbo via San Francisco, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Flights from Toronto to Toowoomba via Vancouver, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Toowoomba via Incheon, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,900
Flights from Toronto to Toowoomba via Winnipeg, Vancouver, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Toowoomba via Regina, Vancouver, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Toowoomba via Saskatoon, Vancouver, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Link Airways
Website
linkairways.com
Flights from Toronto to Dubbo via Vancouver, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,000
Flights from Toronto to Tamworth via Vancouver, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from Toronto to Tamworth via Vancouver, Brisbane, Armidale
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from Toronto to Armidale via Vancouver, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,700
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Toronto to Toowoomba via Los Angeles, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Armidale Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$21 - $35
First Class
$29 - $45
Bus operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 3 to Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 4
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Moree to Goondiwindi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Email
charter@busqld.com.au
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Goondiwindi Info Centre to St George
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from St George to Lightning Ridge
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to St George
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.