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

$58 - $263

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Train to Brisbane, fly to Newcastle  •  6 h 8 min

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

$65 - $231

Fly Gold Coast to Sydney, train  •  6 h 45 min

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

$68 - $244

Train to Brisbane, fly to Sydney, train  •  8 h 33 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

$90 - $272

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

$73 - $108

Bus Crisps Coaches, train  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop 356
  4. Take the train from Muswellbrook Station to Hamilton Station

$116 - $135

Drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Newcastle 440.6 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Newcastle is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Newcastle is to tram and fly which costs $75 - $360 and takes 4 h 30 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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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Gold Coast to Newcastle, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Gold Coast to Newcastle. However, you can take the tram to Broadbeach South, take the walk to Broadbeach South station, stop B, take the line 777 bus to Gold Coast Airport, take the walk to Gold Coast airport, fly to Newcastle, take the walk to Newcastle Airport, then take the line 136 bus to Newcastle. Alternatively, you can take the tram to Helensvale, platform 4, take the walk to Helensvale, platform 2, take the train to International Airport, platform 2, take the walk to Brisbane airport, fly to Newcastle, take the walk to Newcastle Airport, then take the line 136 bus to Newcastle.

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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
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
10 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
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $23
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
$21 - $35
Train from Casino Station to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $90
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Muswellbrook Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $24
Bus operators
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
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.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 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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