Getting Here

Artstate Tamworth 2019 Getting Here

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Tamworth city is at the junction of the New England and Oxley Highways, just over 400km north-west of Sydney, 280km north-west of Newcastle and 570km south of Brisbane.


Tamworth is an easy five hour drive from Sydney, and the Hunter Expressway enables easier travel to and from the region including a shortened 3 hour trip from Newcastle. If you are heading from the north, Tamworth is a seven hour drive south of Brisbane.


Tamworth Regional Airport is one of the largest regional airports in Australia. It is serviced by three airlines (Qantas, Virgin Australia and Fly Corporate) offering flights to and from Sydney and Brisbane.

Tamworth Regional Airport offers a modern cafe, airline lounges, car hire service desks, an ATM and WIFI. Short and long term car parking is available adjacent to the terminal.

The Tamworth CBD is about 10 minutes’ drive from the airport.

Train and bus

There are daily train and bus services to Tamworth, both interstate and from across the region. Tamworth Railway Station is only a couple of minutes’ walk from the CBD.

For more information on train and bus services and timetables, visit Transport NSW.