There are 9 ways to get from Newcastle to Lismore by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Newcastle to Gold Coast, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  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  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Lismore

$60 - $85

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Fly Newcastle to Ballina, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Ballina (BNK) NTL - BNK
  2. Take the bus from Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange to Lismore Transit Centre

$83 - $584

Fly Newcastle to Brisbane, train, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  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  •  8 h 34 min

  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  •  7 h 18 min

  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  •  8 h 9 min

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

$78 - $245

Train  •  10 h 38 min

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

$62 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Lismore 373.3 miles

$50 - $80

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

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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 9 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min 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 9 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 38 min.

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

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

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

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Jetstar offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Lismore.
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  • Distance: 299.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

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 $60 - $85 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Newcastle to Lismore twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Lismore
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Beenleigh, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
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
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Ballina Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Ballina to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Lismore
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Blanch's Bus Company
Phone
(02) 6686 2144
Email
info@blanchs.com.au
Website
blanchs.com.au
Bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
blanchs.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Beenleigh Coach Stop to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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There are 46+ hotels available in Lismore. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Newcastle Airport is to line 136 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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