There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle to Bendigo by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Newcastle, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Melbourne (MEL) NTL - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$75 - $301

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Bus  •  18 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne
  3. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl

$62 - $86

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Train to Sydney, fly, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) SYD - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$100 - $292

Train  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$85 - $207

Train, bus  •  18 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Central Station to Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$100 - $167

Drive  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Bendigo 619 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle to Bendigo station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av and arriving at Bendigo Station/Railway Pl via Sydney and Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle to Bendigo. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange and arriving at Bendigo via Central Station and Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 49 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Bendigo is 805 km. The road distance is 990.4 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Bendigo without a car is to train which takes 16 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Newcastle to Bendigo, including transfers.

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Newcastle to Bendigo bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av station.

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Newcastle to Bendigo train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Newcastle Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Bendigo is to train which takes 16 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Newcastle to Bendigo bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Bendigo Station/Railway Pl.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Bendigo.
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  • Distance: 503.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Bendigo, VIC, Australia?

You can take a train from Newcastle to Bendigo via Central Station and Southern Cross in around 16 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle to Bendigo via Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1, Sydney, Melbourne, and Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St in around 18 h 38 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Newcastle to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Central Station to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Newcastle to Bendigo train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Bendigo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Bendigo is 990 km. It takes approximately 10 h 33 min to drive from Newcastle to Bendigo.

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Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Bendigo. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Newcastle Airport is to line 136 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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