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There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle to Parramatta by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Strathfield Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line

$15 - $23

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Bus Transport NSW  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand F 55Cn / ...

$16 - $22

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Hornsby
  2. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, Stand F to Parramatta Station, Stand B3 M60

$18 - $25

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Parramatta 96.7 miles

$13 - $20

Fly, train  •  2h 56m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Sydney (SYD) NTL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Parramatta Station

$96 - $199

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Parramatta is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 1h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Parramatta is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle to Parramatta station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av and arriving at Parramatta Station, Stand B3 via Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand K and Epping Station, Beecroft Rd, Stand D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle to Parramatta station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange and arriving at Parramatta Station via Strathfield Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Newcastle and Parramatta is 122 km. The road distance is 154.8 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Parramatta without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs $21 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Newcastle to Parramatta, including transfers.

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Newcastle to Parramatta bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av station.

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Newcastle to Parramatta train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Newcastle Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Parramatta is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs $21 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Parramatta.
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  • Distance: 76.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Newcastle to Parramatta hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Newcastle to Parramatta hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2h 23m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Central Station to Parramatta Station
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$2 - $3
1st Class
$2 - $5
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand F
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 Hornsby
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Premier Motor Service
Hillsbus
Phone
(02) 9890 0000
Email
customer.service@cdcbus.com.au
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Hornsby Station, Stand F to Parramatta Station, Stand B3
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Hillsbus

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

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Newcastle to Parramatta bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand F.

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Newcastle to Parramatta train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Strathfield Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Parramatta is 155 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Newcastle to Parramatta.

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Regional Express offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 1879+ hotels available in Parramatta. Prices start at $82 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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