There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Newcastle by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Brisbane to Newcastle  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Newcastle (NTL) BNE - NTL

$57 - $217

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Fly Brisbane to Sydney, train  •  6 h 21 min

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

$82 - $258

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Newcastle (NTL) OOL - NTL

$78 - $285

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Sydney, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD) OOL - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange

$88 - $266

Train  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Broadmeadow Station 32

$75 - $110

Bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Newcastle

$85 - $120

Drive  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Newcastle 487.9 miles

$65 - $100

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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

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The distance between Brisbane and Newcastle is 619 km. The road distance is 780.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Newcastle without a car is to train which takes 11 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Brisbane to Newcastle, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Newcastle bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Brisbane station.

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Brisbane to Newcastle train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Newcastle is to fly which takes 4 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 57 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 14 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Brisbane to Newcastle bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Newcastle.
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  • Distance: 386.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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 $75 - $110 and the journey takes 11 h 57 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Brisbane to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Brisbane to Newcastle train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Broadmeadow Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Newcastle is 781 km. It takes approximately 8 h 47 min to drive from Brisbane to Newcastle.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 198+ hotels available in Newcastle. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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