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There are 10 ways to get from Newcastle to Lismore by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly Newcastle to Gold Coast, bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Gold Coast (OOL) NTL - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre

$81 - $293

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Woodburn Gx243 / ...

$50 - $87

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Fly Newcastle to Ballina, line 166 night bus  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Ballina (BNK) NTL - BNK
  2. Take the line 166 night bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St

$82 - $565

Fly Newcastle to Brisbane, train, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE) NTL - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Beenleigh, platform 1
  3. Take the bus from Beenleigh Coach Stop to Lismore Station, Coach Bay

$71 - $240

Train to Sydney, fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  3. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre

$91 - $274

Train to Sydney, fly to Lismore  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Lismore (LSY) SYD - LSY

$157 - $324

Train to Sydney, fly to Ballina  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ballina (BNK) SYD - BNK

$77 - $226

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Lismore

$55 - $85

Train  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Casino Station 33 / ...

$62 - $89

Drive  •  6h 51m

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Lismore 373.3 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Lismore is to bus which costs $80 - $120 and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Lismore is to fly and line 166 night bus which costs $110 - $800 and takes 5h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle and arriving at Lismore. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 30m.

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The distance between Newcastle and Lismore is 479 km. The road distance is 597.3 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Lismore without a car is to bus which takes 9h 30m and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Newcastle to Lismore, including transfers.

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Newcastle to Lismore bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Lismore is to bus which takes 9h 30m and costs $80 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 10h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Newcastle to Lismore bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Lismore station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Lismore.
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  • Distance: 299.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 43m

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Newcastle to Lismore once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 9h 30m. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Newcastle to Lismore twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 9h 5m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Lismore
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Beenleigh, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$12 - $16
Standard
$14 - $19
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Byron Easybus
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Beenleigh Coach Stop to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Lismore
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
Premier Motor Service
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 Woodburn
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$45 - $70
Flexifare
$60 - $85

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Lismore is 597 km. It takes approximately 6h 51m to drive from Newcastle to Lismore.

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Jetstar offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Lismore. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Newcastle Airport is to bus which takes 28m and costs $3 - $5.

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