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Getting to the Outback


Explore the wild west of NSW in your own time.

The Outback city of Broken Hill is a major hub for NSW's west, and therefore getting to Broken Hill is relatively easy. However, if your Outback adventure is taking you elsewhere, there are various other routes you can take.


There's no road trip quite like an OUtback road trip, so be prepared for a lot of driving before selecting this option. Trust us, it's worth it though!

Bourke is a nine hour drive north west of Sydney, via the Mitchell and B71 Highways.

The drive to Broken Hill cuts right across the centre of the state, with this 13 hour drive tracing the A32 Highway.

Heading right up to Corner Country? The town of Tibooburra is a 16 hour drive from Sydney, via the A32. This is a great option as it allows you to break up the drive with night's spent at a number of quirky little Outback towns.


Broken Hill is the major air hub in the Outback, with flights operated by Regional Express AirlinesQantasJetstar and Virgin Australia. However, Dubbo is also a good option to fly into, with daily services ioperated by JetGoQantasLink and Regional Express Airlines. From here, the eastern edges of the Outback are within easy reach.


NSW TrainLink operate services between Sydney and Bourke via Dubbo which take about 11 and a half hours.

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