There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Newcastle by plane, train, bus or car

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What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Newcastle, NSW, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Brisbane to Newcastle every 4 hours. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Brisbane to Newcastle once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 11 h 57 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Avg. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $24
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Brisbane to Broadmeadow Station
Avg. Duration
11 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$80 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$85 - $130

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brisbane to Newcastle?

The distance between Brisbane and Newcastle is 619 km. The road distance is 781 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Newcastle?

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Newcastle is to drive which costs $110 and takes 8 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brisbane to Newcastle?

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Newcastle is to fly which takes 4 h 2 min and costs $140.

Is there a direct train between Brisbane and Newcastle?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane and arriving at Broadmeadow Station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 57 min.

Is there a direct bus between Brisbane and Newcastle?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Brisbane to Newcastle?

It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Brisbane to Newcastle, including transfers.