There are 3 ways to get from Newcastle to Gunnedah by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Werris Creek Station 223
  2. Take the train from Werris Creek Station to Gunnedah Station 243

$29 - $42

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Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Gunnedah 190.5 miles

$27 - $40

Train, fly, bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tamworth (TMW) SYD - TMW
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop

$124 - $336

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle station to Gunnedah station. However, there are services departing from Broadmeadow Station and arriving at Gunnedah Station via Werris Creek Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Gunnedah is 260 km. The road distance is 304.8 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Gunnedah without a car is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Newcastle to Gunnedah, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Tamworth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Gunnedah is 305 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Newcastle to Gunnedah.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Tamworth Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Gunnedah. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Gunnedah.
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  • Distance: 162.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Newcastle to Gunnedah via Werris Creek Station in around 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Werris Creek Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Werris Creek Station to Gunnedah Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $12
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
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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