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

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Bus, train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Maitland Rd Opp Beaumont St 130 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Central Station Ccn

$28 - $50

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Bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Hunter St At Florence St 130 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 55Cn

$22 - $31

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Nelson Bay to Sydney 207.6 km

$26 - $40

Fly  •  2h 56m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Sydney (SYD) NTL - SYD

$107 - $313

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The cheapest way to get from Nelson Bay to Sydney is to bus which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Nelson Bay to Sydney is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nelson Bay to Sydney station. However, there are services departing from Donald St At Stockton St and arriving at Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 via Hunter St Opp Cooper St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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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 and train which takes 4h 16m and costs $28 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Nelson Bay to Sydney, including transfers.

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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 best way to get from Nelson Bay to Sydney is to bus which takes 4h 34m and costs $22 - $35. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $100 - $320 and takes 2h 56m.

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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 Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1.

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Map of how to get from Nelson Bay to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 154.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 16m

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

You can take a bus from Nelson Bay to Sydney via Hunter St At Florence St and Hunter St Opp Cooper St in around 4h 34m. Alternatively, Regional Express flies from Nelson Bay to Sydney 3 times a day.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
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 Hamilton Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Phone
(02) 4982 2940
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Maitland Rd Opp Beaumont St
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Port Stephens Coaches
Bus from Donald St At Stockton St to Hunter St At Florence St
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Port Stephens Coaches
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
Bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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Yes, the driving distance between Nelson Bay to Sydney is 208 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Nelson Bay to Sydney.

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Regional Express offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 2321+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Nelson Bay to Newcastle Airport is to bus which takes 58 min and costs $3 - $5.

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