Broken Hill is an inland mining city in the far west of outback New South Wales, Australia. It is near the border with South Australia. The outback city of Broken Hill is rich with history, a vibrant artistic community and friendly locals. Discover amazing galleries, famous sculptures, cool cafes, federation heritage and towering mining landmarks in Australia’s first heritage-listed city. Be sure to pop into the iconic Palace Hotel, that features in the movie, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Broken Hill (BHQ)
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Visiting from Sydney to Broken Hill
Sydney to Broken Hill flight information
Our flight paths from Sydney to Broken Hill is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.
When to visit
Broken Hill has a hot desert climate, with mild winters and hot, dry summers. The maximum temperature during the summer months (November to March) is about 32°C. The best time to visit is during the cooler months, to avoid the humidity and dust storms. September is a great time to visit to catch the Broken Heel Festival, that features live music and celebrates the iconic film and stage musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. If you plan a visit in April, you can enjoy the Heritage Festival.
What is the main airport called?
Broken Hill Airport (BHQ)Opens external site in a new window is an airport located 4.6 km southeast of Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.
Arriving in Broken Hill
The staff at Broken Hill Airport will greet you when you land to help with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are a few transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Broken Hill from Broken Hill Airport
With a few transport options available at Broken Hill Airport, travelling the short distance to the town centre is quick and easy. Choose from taxi or car rental available at the airport to explore the region at your pace.
Getting around Broken Hill
Getting around Broken Hill is easy with a few transport options. It’s best to rent a car to get you to where you want to go. As the town is small, it’s easy to walk around to see galleries, studios and cafes in town. There is a train station, that is mainly used to get to the mines along with a local bus service, CDC Broken Hill with stops throughout town.
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What is the main airport called?
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD).Opens external site in a new window Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot.
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* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, POLi or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.
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