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

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Train  •  7 h 43 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

$29 - $48

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Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Sydney Gx421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Nowra

$31 - $54

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Nowra 194.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, train, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Sydney (SYD) NTL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Kiama Station
  3. Take the train from Kiama Station to Bomaderry Station
  4. Take the bus from Bomaderry Station to Stockland Nowra

$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 45 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 which takes 7 h 43 min and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Newcastle to Nowra, including transfers.

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Newcastle to Nowra bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Nowra is to train which takes 7 h 43 min and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $80 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Nowra.
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  • Distance: 152 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Newcastle to Nowra via Central Station, Kiama Station, Bomaderry Station, and Bomaderry Station in around 7 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle to Nowra via Sydney in around 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Train operators
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
Transport NSW
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Central Station to Kiama Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$10 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Kiama Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Kiama Station to Bomaderry Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$3 - $5
1st Class
$4 - $7
Bus operators
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 Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $19
Flexifare
$21 - $29
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Nowra
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Premier Motor Service
Shoal Bus
Phone
(02) 4423 2122
Email
shoalbus@shoalbus.com.au
Website
shoalbus.com.au
Bus from Bomaderry Station to Stockland Nowra
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Shoal Bus
Stuarts Coaches NSW
Phone
02 4421 0332
Website
stuartscoaches.com.au
Bus from Bomaderry Station to Stockland Nowra
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Stuarts Coaches NSW
Nowra Coaches
Phone
02 4423 5244
Email
admin@premierms.com.au%20
Website
nowracoaches.com.au
Bus from Bomaderry Station to Stockland Nowra
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1
Website
Nowra Coaches
Kennedys Bus Service
Phone
02 44217596
Website
kennedystours.com.au
Bus from Bomaderry Station to Stockland Nowra
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Kennedys Bus Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Nowra is 311 km. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Newcastle to Nowra.

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Regional Express offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 262+ hotels available in Nowra. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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

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