Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Take a trip from Sydney to Coffs Harbour on a luxurious Greyhound bus and discover some of New South Wales’ best kept secrets!
Departing from the heart of Sydney, one of the world’s most popular cities, the bus from Sydney to Coffs Harbour will will take you up the coast and off the beaten path. It takes in a number of towns that are bypassed by the Pacific Highway, but shouldn’t be bypassed by visitors.
The first stop is Newcastle, both the largest coal exporting harbour in the world and a vibrant cosmopolitan city, complete with fantastic beaches and cool cafés. It’s also the gateway to the iconic Hunter Valley wine region, the birthplace of Australian wine.
Other memorable stops along the way include Karuah, a quiet and relaxing holiday destination beside the Karuah River; Bulahdelah, the place to go boating on the Myall Lakes; and Taree, where you’ll find some of the freshest and tastiest oysters around.
The seaside town of Port Macquarie is a popular stop on this route, with 17 gorgeous beaches, a lush hinterland, and a diverse array of attractions including the acclaimed Billabong Zoo and Koala Hospital. You’ll then pass through Kempsey, nestled on the banks of the scenic Macleay River; Nambucca Heads, an enchanting seaside destination blessed with uncrowded beaches and a sparkling estuary where bottlenose dolphins love to play; and Urunga, known for its surf spots and waterway boardwalks.
Finally, you’ll arrive in Coffs Harbour, perhaps best known as the home of the Big Banana monument and amusement park. Make sure you snap a selfie there, but then get out and explore – in the waters off the Coffs Harbour Marina, you’ll find the Solitary Islands Marine Park, a haven for dolphins, turtles, tropical fish and migrating whales, while just east of Coffs lies the Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve, with its large population of wedge-tailed shearwater birds.
An idyllic getaway destination with a subtropical climate, Coffs Harbour is also known for its beautiful beaches and tranquil rainforests, where you can enjoy surfing, bushwalking and mountain biking.
On the bus from Sydney to Coffs Harbour, you’ll enjoy all the luxuries that come standard on a modern Greyhound coach. You can relax and recharge in your reclining leather seat; stay connected with free WiFi and in-seat USB chargers; and watch this beautiful part of the world go by through panoramic windows.
Whether you travel during the day or on our overnight service, you can reserve your favourite spot on the bus with our seat selection feature. You can also monitor your journey’s progress with our real-time coach tracker, and unlock even more benefits and rewards by jumping on board our Greyhound Rewards program.
With so many things to see and do along the way, the trip from Sydney to Coffs Harbour is also perfect for our popular Whimit Pass. With this Pass, you can see Australia differently! Just hop off the coach at any stop you like, stay and explore, and then jump back on any coach on the Greyhound network – on any route, headed in any direction, for as many days as your chosen Pass allows.
Greyhound is taking coach transport to the next level. Book your bus ticket from Sydney to Coffs Harbour today!
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where do buses depart from in Sydney and Coffs Harbour?
In Sydney, buses to Coffs Harbour depart from the Western Forecourt, Bays 5 & 6, Sydney Central Station. In Coffs Harbour, buses to Sydney depart from the Coach Station on Elizabeth Street.
What amenities can I expect on the bus?
All our buses between Sydney & Coffs Harbour come with free WiFi, USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats, and a restroom.
How long does it take to get from Sydney to Coffs Harbour?
The bus trip from Sydney to Coffs Harbour takes approximately 8h 30m. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.
How much is a bus ticket from Sydney to Coffs Harbour?
All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Premium – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our Compare Fares page.
Where can I buy a ticket?
The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Sydney to Coffs Harbour trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board.
You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.
*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.
**For more information see our FAQ page.