Sydney to Wagga Wagga by Car and Train

Wagga Wagga is a regional city in NSW offering attractions including the Museum of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Beach on the Murrumbidgee River and much more. Heres how to get there from Sydney by car or train.


Sydney to Wagga Wagga by Car

The journey which runs along the Hume Hwy is fairly straightforward and has some attractions along the way which make for an interesting break including Emu Picnic Area at Nepean Dam, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame at Bowral, Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum Rail Heritage Centre at Goulbourn, The Crisp Galleries at Bowning, Long Track Pantry at Jugiong, and the iconic Dog on the Tuckerbox at Gundagai.

Journey Time: 4 h 45 min (459 km) via M31



Sydney to Wagga Wagga by Train

You can take the Southern XPT Train 623 from Sydney to Wagga Wagga. The XPT train features buffet car, toilets, economy and first-class seating options. There is also an Overnight XPT Train 621 and this train also offers a sleeper cabin option, although, it arrives in Wagga Wagga in the early hours. For timetables and journey planning see

Journey Time: from 6 h 14 min and tickets from $63.91

XPT Train seating layouts