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The location of Glen Innes at the junction of New England and Gwydir Highways make travel in all directions easy.
Two (2) hours from the beach, two (2) hours from the Moree hot springs and Toowoomba, Brisbane and the Gold Coast are less than half a day’s drive away.
The commute to neighboring regional towns, Tenterfield, Inverell and Armidale, is less than one (1) hour - less than most travelling into Sydney CBD on a daily basis.
From the Armidale Regional Airport you are just over an hour away from Sydney with connections to anywhere in Australia or the world.
If you are doing business or even working in Sydney, living in Glen Innes is not out of the question and with remote facilities like video conferencing, working partially from a home office and commuting if and when necessary is common place nowadays.
Whether you are driving, flying or using public transport the Glen Innes Highlands has options for your commute that have more scenery than smog.
Armidale Regional Airport is an hour drive South of Glen Innes. It is services by Qantas Link, Regional Express and Fly Corporate offering flights to and from Sydney and Brisbane.
The airport has parking available for $10/day and undercover secure parking is available from $12/day.
The airport has a licensed café offers light meals, refreshments and beverages between 6am and 6pm, seven days a week. Car hire services or Taxis are also available.
Driving anywhere in regional NSW and South-East Queensland offers some spectacular sites but in New England High Country is one of the most scenic.
You can drive to Brisbane in under 4.5 hours along the New England Highway.
A trip to Sydney will take closer to 7 hours, with most opting to drive 1 hour to Armidale airport and fly another 1 hour to Sydney.
Travelling from Glen Innes Highlands to other regional towns:
Guyra (60km) - driving time 43 min
Inverell (67km) driving time 46 min
Tenterfield (92km) driving time 1 h 4 min
Armidale (98km) driving time 1 h 9 min
Grafton (160km) driving time 1 h 57 min
Moree (206km) driving time 2 h 19 min
Tamworth (208km) driving time 2 h 26 min
Casino (219km) driving time 2 h 45 min
There are various modes of public transport available for travelers.
Travel by Trainlink
If you are searching for a more ecofriendly mode of travel, there are daily Trainlink Xplorer and Coach Services to Armidale, Tamworth, Sydney and Tenterfield. There are trips running three times a week to Inverell, Moree and Brisbane. For train and bus services and timetables visit Transport NSW
Travel by Bus
Private Coach Service, New England Coaches operates services from Tamworth through to Warrick, Brisbane and Toowoomba on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays (includes pick up and set down). For time tables and prices visit New England Coaches
Travel by Taxi
Glen Innes also operates a Taxi Service 131 008 or for direct bookings (02) 6732 1300.
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