Directions from Adelaide to Newcastle

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Recommended option

Fly to Newcastle  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Newcastle (NTL) ADL - NTL

$124 - $356

Cheapest option

Fly to Sydney, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Sydney (SYD) ADL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange

$81 - $328

3 alternative options

Bus  •  28 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury station to Sydney
  3. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St 100

$112 - $151

Train  •  30 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney Indian Pacific
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange Central Coast and Newcastle Line

$318 - $716

Drive  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Newcastle 932.6 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Newcastle, NSW, Australia?

FlyPelican, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Adelaide to Newcastle every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Newcastle via Albury, Albury station, Sydney, Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7, and Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St in around 28 h 23 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Newcastle via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Adelaide to Newcastle via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Newcastle via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Newcastle via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Newcastle via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$302
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Albury station to Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Adelaide and Newcastle is 1235 km. The road distance is 1492 km.

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Newcastle is to bus which costs $140 - $200 and takes 28 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Newcastle is to fly which takes 5 h and costs $160 - $480.

No, there is no direct train from Adelaide to Newcastle. However, there are services departing from Adelaide Parklands and arriving at Newcastle Interchange via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 58 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Newcastle. However, there are services departing from 85 Franklin St and arriving at Queens Wharf, Wharf Rd via Albury station, Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 and Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 5 h to get from Adelaide to Newcastle, including transfers.