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

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

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Train to Sydney, fly to Broken Hill  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Broken Hill (BHQ) SYD - BHQ

$298 - $748

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Train  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Strathfield Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Broken Hill Station 445

$114 - $170

3 alternative options

Fly Newcastle to Broken Hill  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Broken Hill (BHQ) NTL - BHQ

$163 - $437

Fly Newcastle to Mildura, bus  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Mildura (MQL) NTL - MQL
  2. Take the bus from Mildura - Mildura Info Centre to Broken Hill

$202 - $477

Drive  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Broken Hill 708.7 miles

$100 - $150

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle to Broken Hill station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange and arriving at Broken Hill Station via Strathfield Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 29 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Broken Hill is 974 km. The road distance is 1133.9 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Broken Hill without a car is to train which takes 16 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Newcastle to Broken Hill, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Broken Hill is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Broken Hill Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Broken Hill is 30 min behind Newcastle. It is currently 8:14 AM in Newcastle and 7:44 AM in Broken Hill.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Broken Hill is 1134 km. It takes approximately 12 h 53 min to drive from Newcastle to Broken Hill.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Broken Hill.
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  • Distance: 609 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Broken Hill, NSW, Australia?

FlyPelican, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Newcastle to Broken Hill once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newcastle to Broken Hill via Strathfield Station in around 16 h 29 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Broken Hill
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Sydney to Broken Hill via Griffith
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Newcastle to Broken Hill via Dubbo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Flights from Newcastle to Broken Hill via Taree, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Newcastle to Broken Hill via Melbourne, Mildura
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Broken Hill via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Flights from Newcastle to Mildura via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Mildura via Dubbo, Broken Hill
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Mildura via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Newcastle to Mildura via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Train operators
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
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 Broken Hill Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$100 - $150
1st Class
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Buses R Us
Phone
(08) 8285 6900
Email
enquiries@busesrus.com.au
Website
lee925.wixsite.com
Bus from Mildura - Mildura Info Centre to Broken Hill
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Broken Hill Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Broken Hill. Prices start at $84 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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