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

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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

$30 - $43

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 12 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 Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop 362

$31 - $46

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Gunnedah 190.5 miles

$27 - $40

Train to Sydney, fly to Tamworth, 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

$127 - $339

Fly Newcastle to Dubbo, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Dubbo (DBO) NTL - DBO
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop

$97 - $545

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Gunnedah is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Gunnedah is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 40 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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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Newcastle to Gunnedah, including transfers.

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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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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
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $490
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 - $13
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
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
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 Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Gunnedah Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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