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There are 8 ways to get from Newcastle to Goulburn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$34 - $50

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Train via Glenfield Station  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Strathfield Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Glenfield Station to Goulburn Station Southern Highlands Line

$33 - $48

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Train XPT  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Goulburn 623 / ...

$37 - $132

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Sydney Gx421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Goulburn Fe21

$43 - $74

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Goulburn 206.3 miles

$29 - $45

Fly Newcastle to Canberra, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Canberra (CBR) NTL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre to Goulburn Station, Coach Stop

$156 - $200

Fly Newcastle to Sydney, train  •  6 h 7 min

  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 Goulburn Station

$110 - $296

Train to Sydney, fly to Canberra, bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  3. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre to Goulburn Station, Coach Stop

$131 - $271

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Goulburn is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Goulburn is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle to Goulburn. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Goulburn via Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle to Goulburn station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange and arriving at Goulburn Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Goulburn is 278 km. The road distance is 330 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Goulburn without a car is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Newcastle to Goulburn, including transfers.

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Newcastle to Goulburn bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Newcastle station.

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

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Goulburn is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $45 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Goulburn.
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  • Distance: 173.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Newcastle to Goulburn via Central Station in around 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle to Goulburn via Sydney in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.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
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney via Taree
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
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 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Central Station to Goulburn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$19 - $28
1st Class
$27 - $40
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Glenfield Station to Goulburn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$16 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Campbelltown Station to Goulburn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $35
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Train from Campbelltown to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$19 - $25
First
$27 - $35
Sleeper
$90 - $100
Sydney Trains
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
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $19
Flexifare
$21 - $29
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Premier Motor Service
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre to Goulburn Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
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Murrays Coaches

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Newcastle to Goulburn bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Goulburn station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Goulburn is 330 km. It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to drive from Newcastle to Goulburn.

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FlyPelican offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Goulburn. Prices start at $56 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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