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

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Train  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Bowral Station 631 / ...

$26 - $39

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Train via Campbelltown Station  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Campbelltown Station
  3. Take the train from Campbelltown Station to Bowral Station 631 / ...

$26 - $38

Bus, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Sydney Airport - International
  2. Take the train from International Airport Station to Campbelltown Station
  3. Take the train from Campbelltown Station to Bowral Station 631 / ...

$43 - $68

Bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Albion Park Rail
  3. Take the bus from Albion Park Station, Coach Bay to Bowral Station, Coach Bay 756

$30 - $43

Drive  •  2h 57m

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Bowral 157.6 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, train  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Sydney (SYD) NTL - SYD
  2. Take the train from International Airport Station to Campbelltown Station
  3. Take the train from Campbelltown Station to Bowral Station

$102 - $207

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Bowral is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 2h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Bowral is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle to Bowral station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av and arriving at Bowral Station, Coach Bay via Sydney and Albion Park Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle to Bowral station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange and arriving at Bowral Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Newcastle and Bowral is 214 km. The road distance is 252.2 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Bowral without a car is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Newcastle to Bowral, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Bowral is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 8h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Bowral.
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  • Distance: 133.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

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

You can take a train from Newcastle to Bowral via Central Station in around 5h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle to Bowral via Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1, Sydney, Albion Park Rail, and Albion Park Station, Coach Bay in around 8h 11m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney via Taree
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Central Station to Bowral Station
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$15 - $23
Train from Campbelltown Station to Bowral Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Campbelltown Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Train from International Airport Station to Campbelltown Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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 Newcastle to Sydney Airport - International
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
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Greyhound.com.au
Premium
$29 - $45
Advantage
$26 - $31
Early bird
$22 - $29
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Albion Park Station, Coach Bay to Bowral Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albion Park Rail
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Premier Motor Service

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Newcastle to Bowral bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Bowral Station, Coach Bay.

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Newcastle to Bowral train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Bowral Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Bowral is 252 km. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Newcastle to Bowral.

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

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There are 75+ hotels available in Bowral. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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

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