There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle to Port Douglas by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Newcastle  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Cairns (CNS) NTL - CNS

$158 - $342

Cheapest option

Train to Sydney, fly  •  9 h 45 min

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

$140 - $405

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  38 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station
  3. Take a taxi from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas

$361 - $556

Train, bus  •  45 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cairns Gx443

$258 - $408

Drive  •  28 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Port Douglas 1473.1 miles

$210 - $310

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Port Douglas, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Newcastle to Port Douglas hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Brisbane, Townsville
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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
$16 - $24
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$80 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$280
B-Quick
$154
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$150 - $230
Flexifare
$180 - $260
Other operators
Taxi from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Cairns Taxis
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
cairnstaxis.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newcastle and Port Douglas is 1935 km. The road distance is 2357 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Port Douglas is to fly which costs $210 - $460 and takes 8 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Port Douglas is to fly which takes 8 h 54 min and costs $210 - $460.

It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Newcastle to Port Douglas, including transfers.