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National Thunder Motorcycle Rally Tamworth

Getting Here

The National Thunder Motorcycle Rally will be held in Tamworth, NSW.  Tamworth city is at the junction of the New England and Oxley Highways and lies 100km from the Tamworth Regional 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 Hunter Expressway enables easier travel to and from the region including a shortened 3 hour trip from Newcastle. See a Sydney to Tamworth road map.

Tamworth is a seven hour drive from Brisbane. See a Brisbane to Tamworth road map.


Tamworth Regional Airport is the largest of the regional airports in Australia. It is serviced by four airlines (Qantas, Virgin Australia and Fly Corporate) offering flights to and from Sydney and Brisbane. 

Tamworth Regional Airport has a cafe, airline lounge access, car hire service desks, an ATM and WIFI. Short and long term car parking is available adjacent to the terminal. 

The Tamworth CBD is about 10 minutes' drive from the airport. Taxis can be arranged on board your flight or when you arrive at the terminal. 

For more information, head to the Airport‘s website.

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, visit Transport NSW.

Destination Tamworth

Make sure you visit the Destination Tamworth website. With great ideas for a coffee or beer, galleries to visit and regional areas to explore, you’ll want to stay on after the rally to ensure you see it all.


Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre
503 Goonoo Goonoo Rd
New South Wales Australia 2340

Event Organiser

Tamworth Regional Council
6767 5555

Email Organiser

All breeds welcome