You can drive to Glen Innes Highlands from Brisbane in 4 hours, from the Gold Coast in 4 ½ hours, from Sydney in 8 hours, from Coffs Harbour in 3 hours, and from Melbourne in 15.
Trains run daily between Sydney and Armidale & Tenterfield. Trains run to and from Brisbane 3 days a week.
Qantaslink flies between Armidale and Sydney 4 times a day.
The centre of town is flat and makes for easy walking. If you have a car, you can visit historic local villages such as Emmaville. If you need a car, Hertz has a branch in town.
The Visitor Information Centre can provide information on accessibility of local places of interest.