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There are 3 ways to get from Newcastle to Tamworth by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 51 min

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

$26 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Tamworth 175.7 miles

$25 - $40

Train, fly  •  5 h 15 min

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

$117 - $324

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Tamworth is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Tamworth is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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

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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 3 h 51 min and costs $35 - $55.

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The train from Broadmeadow Station to Tamworth Station takes 3 h 51 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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

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

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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 3 h 28 min to drive from Newcastle to Tamworth.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Tamworth.
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  • Distance: 137.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Newcastle to Tamworth 6 times a week. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 51 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30

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

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There are 52+ hotels available in Tamworth. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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