Our Region

Welcome to the Tamworth Region

Tamworth   |   Barraba   |   Manilla   |   Nundle

The Tamworth region is a hidden gem inviting you to discover the beauty, natural wonders and tempting flavours on offer. Come visit and make memories to last a lifetime!

The Tamworth region sits within the heart of the North West of NSW. Encompassing Nundle, Manilla, Barraba, Bendemeer, Kootingal, Somerton and the city of Tamworth, the region plays host to an array of events, experiences and opportunities.

Easily accessible by car, plane or train, the Tamworth region is just waiting for you to immerse yourself. Check these experiences out:

Getting to Tamworth

Tamworth city is at the junction of the New England and Oxley Highways and lies 100km from Council’s northern boundary and about 90km from the south-eastern tip of the region. 


Tamworth is an easy five hour drive from Sydney. The new Hunter Expressway enables easier travel to and from the region including a shortened 3 hour trip from Newcastle. Tamworth is seven hours drive from Brisbane.


QantasLink, part of the Qantas Group, operates several turboprop and Q400 air services to and from Sydney daily. Flying time is approximately 50 minutes. For more information on QantasLink services, including timetables and seat availability please visit the Qantas website.

Go to the Airport page for more information.

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, contact service operators such as CountryLink or Greyhound Australia. You can plan your journey across the region by bus or rail with the help of Australian Rail Maps.

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