There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle to Port Macquarie 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Wauchope Station 31 / ...

$31 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Customs House, Set Down to Taree Station, Coach Bay 150 / ...
  2. Take the train from Taree Station to Wauchope Station 31 / ...

$28 - $42

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Port Macquarie 153.3 miles

$21 - $35

Fly from Newcastle  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) NTL - PQQ

$204 - $606

Train to Sydney, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) SYD - PQQ

$111 - $229

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Port Macquarie is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Port Macquarie is to drive which takes 2 h 43 min and costs $29 - $45.

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The distance between Newcastle and Port Macquarie is 198 km. The road distance is 245 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Newcastle to Port Macquarie, including transfers.

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Newcastle to Port Macquarie 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, FlyPelican and three other airlines fly from Newcastle to Port Macquarie every 4 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Port Macquarie via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Newcastle to Port Macquarie via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Wauchope Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$28 - $45
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Taree Station to Wauchope Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Customs House, Set Down to Taree Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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