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

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Kempsey

$30 - $45

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Kempsey Station 31 / ...

$30 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Kempsey 175.7 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Kempsey is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Kempsey is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Kempsey is 229 km. The road distance is 281.2 km.

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The bus from Newcastle to Kempsey takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle and arriving at Kempsey. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Broadmeadow Station station and arriving at Kempsey Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Kempsey.
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  • Distance: 142.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Newcastle to Kempsey once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Newcastle to Kempsey 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 48 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $50
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Kempsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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