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  •  5 h 59 min

  1. 31 / ...

$33 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h

  1. 150 / ...
  2. 31 / ...

$29 - $42

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. 153.3 miles

$21 - $35

Fly from Newcastle  •  5 h 41 min

  1. NTL - PQQ

$204 - $606

Train to Sydney, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. SYD - PQQ

$111 - $229

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
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $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
$18 - $25
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

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

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

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

It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Newcastle to Port Macquarie, including transfers.