Mudgee is 268 kilometres north-west of Sydney and about a 3.5-hour drive via the Great Western Highway, or an alternative route is via Bells Line of Road to Lithgow. It’s a five-hour drive from Canberra. Coach services connect with the Sydney Rail network at Lithgow daily. FLYING IN? Mudgee Airport is eight kilometres north-east of the CBD, and has leisurely 50-minute flights to and from Sydney with Flypelican, with departures six days per week.