There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle to Nowra by train, bus, 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.

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Train, bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Nowra

$33 - $47

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Kiama Station South Coast Line

$30 - $48

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Nowra

$37 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Nowra 194.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Sydney (SYD) NTL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Kiama Station

$108 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Nowra is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Nowra is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle to Nowra. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Nowra via Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Nowra is 243 km. The road distance is 310.8 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Nowra without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 52 min and costs $45 - $65.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Newcastle to Nowra, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Nowra is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs $50 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 7 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Nowra.
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  • Distance: 152 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

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

You can take a bus from Newcastle to Nowra via Sydney in around 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newcastle to Nowra via Central Station, Kiama Station, Bomaderry Station, and Bomaderry Station, Meroo St in around 7 h 34 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney via Taree
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Central Station to Kiama Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Kiama Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Nowra
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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