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.

Recommended option

Train to Sydney, fly  •  6 h 41 min

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

$301 - $751

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Muswellbrook Station
  2. Take the bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 355
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 362
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Broken Hill Town Coach Stop 589

$105 - $156

3 alternative options

Fly from Newcastle  •  5 h 10 min

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

$164 - $438

Train  •  16 h 27 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

$115 - $181

Drive  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Broken Hill 708.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Broken Hill is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 12 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Broken Hill is to fly which costs $220 - $600 and takes 5 h 10 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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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Newcastle to Broken Hill, including transfers.

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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 27 min.

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

FlyPelican, Regional Express and two other airlines fly from Newcastle to Broken Hill 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newcastle to Broken Hill via Strathfield Station in around 16 h 27 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 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 20 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
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
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Strathfield Station to Broken Hill Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$100 - $160
1st Class
$140 - $220
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Muswellbrook Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Broken Hill Town Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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