Lightning Ridge is located approximately 770 kms north west of Sydney and 70 kms from Hebel on the
Qld side on the NSW Qld border. Rail, bus, flights and a fully sealed road provide access to the town.
A number of highways provide routes to Lightning Ridge, including the:
• Great Inland Way
• Newell Highway
• Kamilaroi Highway
Visit www.whereis.com for on road trip planners to Lightning Ridge
• Brisbane to Lightning Ridge Services operate throughout the week.
Phone 02 6829 0333
• Dubbo to Lightning Ridge Services operate throughout the week
Phone 1800 277 774
Countrylink provides a daily train service from Sydney to Dubbo and a link up to the coach service from Dubbo to Lightning Ridge.
Or visit www.countrylink.info
A number of carriers operate to Dubbo with connecting coach services available from Dubbo to Lightning Ridge. Alternatively car hire is also available from Dubbo.
• Air Link Airlines
Phone 61 2 6884 2435
Or visit www.airlinkairlines.com.au
• Rex Airlines
Or visit: www.rex.com.au
Phone 61 2 9691 3636
Or visit www.qantas.com.au
• Private charter flights are available from most capital cities. Contact your nearest operator for details.
Car Hire from Dubbo
If flying to Dubbo, a number of car hire services are available from Dubbo
• Avis Australia
A number of sites provide information for available accommodation in the Lightning Ridge area
Outback Now www.outbacknow.com.au
Lightning Ridge Australia www.wj.com.au