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There are 3 ways to get from Newcastle to Nelson Bay by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Wharf Rd Before Argyle St to Donald St Before Stockton St 130 / ...

$2 - $4

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Taxi  •  50m

  1. Take a taxi from Newcastle to Nelson Bay 36.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  50m

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Nelson Bay 36.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Nelson Bay is to bus which costs $4 - $6 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Nelson Bay is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wharf Rd Before Argyle St and arriving at Donald St Before Stockton St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Newcastle and Nelson Bay is 41 km. The road distance is 58.8 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Nelson Bay without a car is to bus which takes 1h 25m and costs $4 - $6.

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The bus from Wharf Rd Before Argyle St to Donald St Before Stockton St takes 1h 25m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Newcastle to Nelson Bay bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, depart from Wharf Rd Before Argyle St station.

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Newcastle to Nelson Bay bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, arrive at Donald St Before Stockton St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Nelson Bay is 59 km. It takes approximately 50m to drive from Newcastle to Nelson Bay.

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There are 1049+ hotels available in Nelson Bay. Prices start at $106 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Nelson Bay.
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  • Distance: 25.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia?

Port Stephens Coaches operates a bus from Newcastle to Nelson Bay hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 25m.

Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Phone
(02) 4982 2940
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Wharf Rd Before Argyle St to Donald St Before Stockton St
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Port Stephens Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle to Nelson Bay
Ave. Duration
50m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Newcastle Taxi
Phone
+61 2 4940 5955
Website
newcastletaxis.com.au

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