There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle to Canberra by plane, train, 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

Fly from Newcastle  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Canberra (CBR) NTL - CBR

$142 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9 100
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$28 - $55

4 alternative options

Train to Sydney, fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR

$119 - $256

Train, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra Gx276

$38 - $73

Train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...

$46 - $68

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Canberra 264.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Canberra is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Canberra is to fly which costs $190 - $250 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Canberra is 358 km. The road distance is 422.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Newcastle to Canberra, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle to Canberra. However, there are services departing from King St Before Darby St and arriving at Canberra via Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St and Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle to Canberra station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange and arriving at Canberra Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Canberra, ACT, Australia?

FlyPelican flies from Newcastle to Canberra 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newcastle to Canberra via Central Station in around 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Newcastle to Canberra via Dubbo
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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 Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney Central Station to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au

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