There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle to Kempsey by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 48 min

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

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus, night train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Customs House, Set Down to Taree Station, Coach Bay 150 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Taree Station to Kempsey Station 31

$30 - $43

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Kempsey 175.7 miles

$25 - $40

Fly, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) NTL - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St

$206 - $610

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

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.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Port Macquarie via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Newcastle to Port Macquarie via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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
$45 - $70
Night train from Taree Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$12 - $18
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Customs House, Set Down to Taree Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newcastle to Kempsey?

The distance between Newcastle and Kempsey is 229 km. The road distance is 281 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Kempsey?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Newcastle to Kempsey?

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

Is there a direct train between Newcastle and Kempsey?

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

How long does it take to get from Newcastle to Kempsey?

The train from Broadmeadow Station to Kempsey Station takes 4 h 48 min including transfers and departs three times a day.