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There are 2 ways to get from Newcastle to Whangaroa by plane or train

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Fly from Newcastle

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Kerikeri (KKE)

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Train to Sydney, fly

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Kerikeri (KKE)
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International entry into New Zealand from Australia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Australia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of New Zealand, as well as residents from Cook Islands, Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Samoa, Niue and Australia

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside New Zealand with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Pakistan and Papua New Guinea are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into New Zealand from Australia

  • 7 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
  • Managed isolation facility confirmation prior to booking flight
This applies to arrivals from Australia
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 3 and 12
  • Health declaration required
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 7 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Managed isolation facility confirmation prior to booking flight
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Niue unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Wallis and Futuna
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 3 and 12
  • Health declaration required
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in New Zealand

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Considerations leaving from Australia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering New Zealand from Australia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Whangaroa is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Whangaroa is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Whangaroa is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 358 5453.

No, returning to Australia from New Zealand is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 29 Nov 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health.

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The cost-effective way to get from Newcastle to Whangaroa is to fly, which costs $360 - $650 and takes 10h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Whangaroa is to train and fly which costs $380 - $750 and takes 10h 39m.

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The distance between Newcastle and Whangaroa is 2034 km.

It takes approximately 10h 59m to get from Newcastle to Whangaroa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Kerikeri Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 55m and has two stopovers.

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Whangaroa is 2h ahead of Newcastle. It is currently 9:38 PM in Newcastle and 11:38 PM in Whangaroa.

Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Qantas and two other airlines offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Kerikeri Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Whangaroa. Prices start at $150 NZD 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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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Whangaroa.
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  • Distance: 2034.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 59m

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Whangaroa, New Zealand?

FlyPelican, Air New Zealand and five other airlines fly from Newcastle to Whangaroa every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Newcastle to Kerikeri via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Newcastle to Kerikeri via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Newcastle to Kerikeri via Sydney, Queenstown, Auckland
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Newcastle to Kerikeri via Sydney, Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Newcastle to Kerikeri via Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,200
Flights from Sydney to Kerikeri via Auckland
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Sydney to Kerikeri via Queenstown, Auckland
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Sydney to Kerikeri via Maroochydore, Auckland
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Sydney to Kerikeri via Hobart, Auckland
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Kerikeri via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Newcastle to Kerikeri via Gold Coast, Auckland
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Flights from Sydney to Kerikeri via Auckland
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Kerikeri via Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
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).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $13
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15

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