There are 5 ways to get from Parramatta to Nelson Bay by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Parramatta Station, Stand A4 to Hornsby Station, Stand F M60
  2. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, Stand D to Donald St Before Stockton St 100

$6 - $10

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Train, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Newcastle Interchange Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Donald St Before Stockton St 130 / ...

$17 - $28

Bus Transport NSW  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand L to Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av 55Cn / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Donald St Before Stockton St 130 / ...

$17 - $27

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Parramatta to Nelson Bay 127 miles

$18 - $27

Train, fly  •  4 h 47 min

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

$96 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Parramatta station to Nelson Bay. However, there are services departing from Parramatta Station, Stand A4 and arriving at Donald St Before Stockton St via Hornsby Station, Stand D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Parramatta and Nelson Bay is 162 km. The road distance is 203.1 km.

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The best way to get from Parramatta to Nelson Bay without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Parramatta to Nelson Bay, including transfers.

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Parramatta to Nelson Bay bus services, operated by Hillsbus, arrive at Parramatta Station, Stand A4.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Parramatta to Nelson Bay bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, arrive at Donald St Before Stockton St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Parramatta to Nelson Bay is 203 km. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Parramatta to Nelson Bay.

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FlyPelican and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 719+ hotels available in Nelson Bay. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Parramatta to Nelson Bay.
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  • Distance: 101 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Parramatta to Nelson Bay via Hornsby Station, Stand F and Hornsby Station, Stand D in around 5 h 6 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 via Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Strathfield Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Parramatta Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$2 - $4
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Hillsbus
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Parramatta Station, Stand A4 to Hornsby Station, Stand F
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au
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
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Donald St Before Stockton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand L to Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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