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There are 7 ways to get from Kings Cross to Newtown by train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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

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Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Kings Cross Station to Erskineville Station T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line

$2 - $3

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Line 423 bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 423 bus from Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St to King St At Erskineville Rd 423 / ...

$1 - $3

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Train via Redfern Station  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Kings Cross Station to Redfern Station T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line
  2. Take the train from Redfern Station to Newtown Station T2 Inner West and Leppington Line / ...

$3 - $4

Line 311 bus, line 423 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 311 bus from Kings Cross Station, Darlinghurst Rd, Stand B to Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand A 311
  2. Take the line 423 bus from Pitt St Opp Barlow St to King St At Erskineville Rd 422 / ...

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kings Cross to Newtown 3.9 miles

$16 - $19

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kings Cross to Newtown 3.9 miles

$13 - $18

Walk  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Walk from Kings Cross to Newtown 3.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Kings Cross to Newtown is to line 423 bus which costs $2 - $4 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kings Cross to Newtown is to taxi which costs $22 - $27 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St and arriving at King St At Erskineville Rd. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kings Cross Station station and arriving at Erskineville Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Kings Cross and Newtown is 5 km.

The best way to get from Kings Cross to Newtown without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs $3 - $4.

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The train from Kings Cross Station to Erskineville Station takes 12 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kings Cross to Newtown bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St station.

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Kings Cross to Newtown train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Kings Cross Station.

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The best way to get from Kings Cross to Newtown is to train which takes 12 min and costs $3 - $4. Alternatively, you can line 423 bus, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Kings Cross to Newtown.
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  • Distance: 2.8 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Kings Cross, NSW, Australia and Newtown, NSW, Australia?

Sydney Trains operates a train from Kings Cross to Newtown hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Kings Cross to Newtown every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from Kings Cross Station to Erskineville Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Kings Cross Station to Redfern Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Redfern Station to Newtown Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St to King St At Erskineville Rd
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Kings Cross Station, Darlinghurst Rd, Stand B to Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand A
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Pitt St Opp Barlow St to King St At Erskineville Rd
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kings Cross to Newtown
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$13 - $18
UberX
$13 - $18
Select
$19 - $25
UberXL
$20 - $26
Taxi
$23 - $35
Black
$29 - $40
Black SUV
$40 - $55
Lux
$40 - $55
Taxi from Kings Cross to Newtown
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Silver Service
Phone
+61 13 31 00
Website
silverservice.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
+61 13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au

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Kings Cross to Newtown bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at King St At Erskineville Rd station.

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Kings Cross to Newtown train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Erskineville Station.

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