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

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Train  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Tamworth Station 223

$35 - $65

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Tamworth 281.1 km

$40 - $60

Train to Sydney, fly  •  5h 2m

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

$200 - $385

Fly from Newcastle  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Tamworth (TMW) NTL - TMW

$270 - $837

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Tamworth is to train which costs $35 - $65 and takes 3h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Tamworth is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Broadmeadow Station station and arriving at Tamworth Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 51m.

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The distance between Newcastle and Tamworth is 219 km. The road distance is 281.1 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Tamworth without a car is to train which takes 3h 51m and costs $35 - $65.

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The train from Broadmeadow Station to Tamworth Station takes 3h 51m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Newcastle to Tamworth train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Broadmeadow Station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Tamworth is to train which takes 3h 51m and costs $35 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $270 - $850 and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Tamworth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Broadmeadow Station to Tamworth Station twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 3h 51m. Alternatively, Qantas, Virgin Australia and three other airlines fly from Newcastle to Tamworth every 3 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Tamworth via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Newcastle to Tamworth via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Newcastle to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Tamworth via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

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Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$35 - $45
First Class
$45 - $65
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Tamworth is 281 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Newcastle to Tamworth.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Tamworth Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Tamworth. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Newcastle Airport is to line 136 bus which takes 27 min and costs $3 - $5.

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