There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle to Tamworth by train, night bus, 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.

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Train  •  3 h 52 min

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

$27 - $40

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the night bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Market St Opp Muswellbrook Station 5Hu
  2. Take the bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 355

$24 - $34

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

$118 - $325

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Tamworth is to night bus and bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Tamworth is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 28 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 train from Broadmeadow Station to Tamworth Station takes 3 h 52 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle to Tamworth station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av and arriving at Tamworth Station, Coach Stop via Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Broadmeadow Station station and arriving at Tamworth Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Tamworth.
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  • Distance: 137.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Newcastle to Tamworth once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 52 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Market St Opp Muswellbrook Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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