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

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Train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Armidale Station 223

$46 - $65

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Tamworth Station 223
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$58 - $84

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Armidale 245 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Newcastle  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Armidale (ARM) NTL - ARM

$227 - $772

Train to Sydney, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Armidale (ARM) SYD - ARM

$143 - $333

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

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Armidale is to fly which costs $310 - $1,100 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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

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

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Armidale without a car is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $60 - $90.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 168.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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 $35 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min. Alternatively, Regional Express, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Newcastle to Armidale 3 times a day.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 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 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
$35 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $60
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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