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There are 4 ways to get from Nelson Bay to Sydney by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9 100

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Hunter St At Florence St 130 / ...
  2. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line

$18 - $26

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Nelson Bay to Sydney 129.7 miles

$18 - $27

Bus, fly  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Newcastle Airport
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Sydney (SYD) NTL - SYD

$95 - $195

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The cheapest way to get from Nelson Bay to Sydney is to bus which costs $7 - $10 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nelson Bay to Sydney is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Donald St At Stockton St and arriving at Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9 station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Nelson Bay and Sydney is 154 km. The road distance is 207.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nelson Bay to Sydney without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $7 - $10.

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The bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9 takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Nelson Bay to Sydney bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, depart from Donald St At Stockton St station.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Nelson Bay to Sydney bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, arrive at Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nelson Bay to Sydney is 208 km. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Nelson Bay to Sydney.

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  • Distance: 96.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Port Stephens Coaches operates a bus from Nelson Bay to Sydney once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney via Taree
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Phone
(02) 4982 2940
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Hunter St At Florence St
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Newcastle Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au

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FlyPelican and Regional Express offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Sydney Airport.

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