There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle to Armidale by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. 223

$48 - $68

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. 223

$64 - $91

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. 245 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Newcastle  •  4 h 35 min

  1. NTL - ARM

$198 - $722

Train to Sydney, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. SYD - ARM

$145 - $335

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Armidale, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Newcastle to Armidale once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min. Alternatively, Regional Express, FlyPelican and three other airlines fly from Newcastle to Armidale 4 times a day.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Armidale via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Newcastle to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Newcastle to Armidale via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newcastle and Armidale is 270 km. The road distance is 392 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Armidale is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 4 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Armidale is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $260 - $950.

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Newcastle to Armidale, including transfers.