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There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle to Blue Mountains by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Strathfield Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Wentworth Falls Station Blue Mountains Line

$122 - $152

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Bus, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Hornsby
  2. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, Stand F to Parramatta Station, Stand B3 M60
  3. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station

$87 - $118

3 alternative options

Bus, line 611 bus, train, taxi  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand F
  2. Take the line 611 bus from Macquarie Park Station, Waterloo Rd, Stand D to Blacktown Station, Stand D 611
  3. Take the train from Blacktown Station to Penrith Station
  4. Take the bus from Penrith Station, Stand E to Macquarie Rd Opp Springwood Station
  5. Take a taxi from Macquarie Rd Opp Springwood Station to Blue Mountains

$168 - $211

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Blue Mountains 146.5 miles

$20 - $30

Fly, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Sydney (SYD) NTL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station

$203 - $329

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Blue Mountains is 150 km. The road distance is 234.4 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Blue Mountains without a car is to train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $170 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Newcastle to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Blue Mountains is 234 km. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Newcastle to Blue Mountains.

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

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There are 265+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Newcastle Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 93.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Newcastle to Blue Mountains via Strathfield Station and Wentworth Falls Station in around 5 h 9 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 Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Strathfield Station to Wentworth Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Blacktown Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $3
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand F
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Hillsbus
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Macquarie Park Station, Waterloo Rd, Stand D to Blacktown Station, Stand D
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Bus from Hornsby Station, Stand F to Parramatta Station, Stand B3
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Blue Mountains Transit
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Penrith Station, Stand E to Macquarie Rd Opp Springwood Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hillsbus.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Hornsby
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Macquarie Rd Opp Springwood Station to Blue Mountains
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180

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