There are 7 ways to get from Gold Coast to Newcastle by tram, plane, train, bus or car

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Tram to Gold Coast, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the tram from Cavill Avenue to Broadbeach South
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Newcastle (NTL) OOL - NTL

$57 - $262

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Train to Brisbane, fly to Newcastle  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Newcastle (NTL) BNE - NTL

$64 - $229

Fly Gold Coast to Sydney, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD) OOL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange

$67 - $243

Train to Brisbane, fly to Sydney, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Sydney (SYD) BNE - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange

$89 - $270

Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Newcastle

$75 - $110

Bus, train  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay 164 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Broadmeadow Station 32

$67 - $102

Drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Newcastle 440.6 miles

$60 - $95

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Newcastle is 570 km. The road distance is 704.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Newcastle without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Gold Coast to Newcastle, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Newcastle bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Newcastle is 705 km. It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to drive from Gold Coast to Newcastle.

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Jetstar offers flights from Gold Coast 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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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Newcastle.
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  • Distance: 356.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Gold Coast to Newcastle once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
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 Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Cavill Avenue to Broadbeach South
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
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 Casino Station to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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