There are 6 ways to get from Parramatta to Nelson Bay by train, taxi, 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, taxi  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Hamilton Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take a taxi from Hamilton Station to Nelson Bay

$146 - $185

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, Stand D to Donald St Before Stockton St 100

$8 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Eastwood Station to Newcastle Interchange Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the bus from Customs House, Stand 3 to Donald St Before Stockton St 130 / ...

$20 - $32

Bus via Cardiff Station, Main Rd  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Parramatta Station, Stand A4 to Hornsby Station, Stand F M60
  2. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, George St to Cardiff Station, Main Rd
  3. Take the bus from Customs House, Stand 3 to Donald St Before Stockton St 130 / ...

$19 - $28

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Parramatta to Nelson Bay 127 miles

$18 - $27

Train, fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Newcastle (NTL) SYD - NTL

$97 - $201

What companies run services between Parramatta, NSW, Australia and Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia?

Port Stephens Coaches operates a bus from Parramatta to Nelson Bay once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Strathfield Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Eastwood Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Parramatta Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$2 - $4
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Hornsby Station, Stand D to Donald St Before Stockton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Customs House, Stand 3 to Donald St Before Stockton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Hillsbus
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Parramatta Station, Stand A4 to Hornsby Station, Stand F
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Hornsby Station, George St to Cardiff Station, Main Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Taxi from Hamilton Station to Nelson Bay
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Newcastle Taxi
Phone
+61 2 4940 5955
Website
newcastletaxis.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Parramatta and Nelson Bay is 162 km. The road distance is 203 km.

The cheapest way to get from Parramatta to Nelson Bay is to bus which costs $10 - $20 and takes 4 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Parramatta to Nelson Bay is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $23 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from Parramatta to Nelson Bay. However, there are services departing from Parramatta Station, Stand A4 and arriving at Donald St Before Stockton St via Hornsby Station, George St, Main Rd Opp Cardiff Station and Customs House, Stand 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Parramatta to Nelson Bay, including transfers.