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There are 6 ways to get from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 28 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Charlestown Square, Pearson St, Stand A to Tudor St After Parry St
  2. Take the bus from Hunter St Before Tudor St to Newcastle Airport

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Take the bus from Maitland Rd Before Beaumont St to Newcastle Airport

Line 11 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Charlestown Square, Frederick St, Stand C to Maitland Rd Opp Beaumont St
  2. Take the bus from Maitland Rd Before Beaumont St to Newcastle Airport

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL)

Drive

  1. Drive from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport

Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) by bus

The bus journey time between Charlestown and Newcastle Airport (NTL) is around 1h 45m and covers a distance of around 35 km. This includes an average layover time of around 47 min. The fastest bus normally takes 57 min. Operated by Newcastle Transport, Port Stephens Coaches and Hunter Valley Buses, the Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) bus service departs from Charlestown Square, Pearson St, Stand A and arrives in Newcastle Airport. Typically 105 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
57 min
Layover time:
47 min
Total time:
1h 45m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
57 min
Bus distance:
35 km
Buses per week:
105
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
04:59
Last bus departs at:
21:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) bus schedules

Departing Monday, October 25, 2021

Charlestown → Newcastle Airport (NTL)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Newcastle Airport (NTL) is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Newcastle Airport (NTL) is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Newcastle Airport (NTL) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL). However, there are services departing from Charlestown Square, Pearson St, Stand A and arriving at Newcastle Airport via Hunter St Before Tudor St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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It is 22 km from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL). It is approximately 30.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) without a car is to line 28 bus and bus which takes 1h 16m and costs $7 - $11.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL), including transfers.

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Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) bus services, operated by Newcastle Transport, depart from Charlestown Square, Pearson St, Stand A station.

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Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, arrive at Newcastle Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is 30 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL).

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There are 139+ hotels available in Newcastle Airport (NTL). Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL).
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  • Distance: 22.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 16m

What companies run services between Charlestown, NSW, Australia and Newcastle Airport (NTL), Australia?

You can take a bus from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL) via Tudor St After Parry St and Hunter St Before Tudor St in around 1h 16m.

Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Cardiff Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$4 - $6
Opal single trip ticket
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Newcastle Transport
Phone
131 500
Website
newcastletransport.info
Bus from Charlestown Square, Pearson St, Stand A to Tudor St After Parry St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
newcastletransport.info
Bus from Charlestown Square, Frederick St, Stand C to Maitland Rd Opp Beaumont St
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
newcastletransport.info
Port Stephens Coaches
Phone
(02) 4982 2940
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Hunter St Before Tudor St to Newcastle Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Port Stephens Coaches
Bus from Maitland Rd Before Beaumont St to Newcastle Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Port Stephens Coaches
Hunter Valley Buses
Phone
(02) 4935 7200
Email
hvbinfo@cdcbus.com.au
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Hunter St Before Tudor St to Newcastle Airport
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Hunter Valley Buses
Bus from Maitland Rd Before Beaumont St to Newcastle Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Hunter Valley Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport (NTL)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
13cabs
Phone
+61 132227
Website
book.13cabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Charlestown to Newcastle Airport
Estimated price
$97 - $101

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