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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Brisbane to Newcastle  •  4 h 7 min

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

$57 - $219

5 alternative options

Fly Brisbane to Sydney, train  •  6 h 38 min

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

$82 - $260

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 12 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

$79 - $288

Train  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Broadmeadow Station 32

$75 - $120

Bus, train  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop 356
  3. Take the train from Muswellbrook Station to Hamilton Station

$105 - $142

Drive  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Newcastle 487.9 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Newcastle is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 8 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Newcastle is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $75 - $300.

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Brisbane to Newcastle, including transfers.

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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.

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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 $75 - $120 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
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
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
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. 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
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Brisbane to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Muswellbrook Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $24
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
$27 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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