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There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle to Port Macquarie by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Port Macquarie

Train

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Wauchope Station

Bus via Charlestown

  1. Take the bus from Charlestown to Port Macquarie

Drive

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Port Macquarie

Newcastle to Port Macquarie by bus

14 Weekly Buses
3h 30m Average Duration
$30 Cheapest Price
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Newcastle → Port Macquarie
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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Port Macquarie is to train which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Port Macquarie is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 2h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle and arriving at Port Macquarie. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Newcastle and Port Macquarie is 198 km. The road distance is 245.4 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Port Macquarie without a car is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $30 - $70.

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The bus from Newcastle to Port Macquarie takes 3h 30m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Port Macquarie is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $30 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 16m.

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Newcastle to Port Macquarie bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Port Macquarie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Port Macquarie is 245 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Newcastle to Port Macquarie.

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  • Distance: 197.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Newcastle to Port Macquarie once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $70 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, NSW TrainLink operates a train from Broadmeadow Station to Wauchope Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 9m.

Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
13 22 32
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Wauchope Station
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$35 - $55
First Class
$45 - $75
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
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Early Bird
$35 - $60
Advantage
$40 - $65
Premium
$45 - $70
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Charlestown to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Premier Motor Service

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