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There are 4 ways to get from Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Macquarie to Charlestown

Train

  1. Take the train from Wauchope Station to Fassifern Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Port Macquarie (PQQ) to Sydney (SYD)
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Warnervale Station

Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay by bus

The bus journey time between Port Macquarie and Catherine Hill Bay is around 9h 10m and covers a distance of around 295 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 39m. The fastest bus normally takes 9h 10m. Operated by Premier Motor Service and Busways Central Coast, the Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay bus service departs from Port Macquarie and arrives in Lindsley St After Flowers Dr. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
4h 31m
Layover time:
4h 39m
Total time:
9h 10m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
9h 10m
Bus distance:
295 km
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$37
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
01:10
Last bus departs at:
01:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay bus schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay is to drive, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay. However, there are services departing from Port Macquarie and arriving at Lindsley St After Flowers Dr via Charlestown Square, Pearson St, Stand B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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The distance between Port Macquarie and Catherine Hill Bay is 226 km. The road distance is 272 km.

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The best way to get from Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay without a car is to bus which takes 5h 31m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay, including transfers.

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Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Port Macquarie station.

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The best way to get from Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay is to bus which takes 5h 31m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $170 and takes 7h.

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The quickest flight from Port Macquarie Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Charlestown station.

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Map of how to get from Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay.
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  • Distance: 226.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 31m

What companies run services between Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia and Catherine Hill Bay, NSW, Australia?

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Port Macquarie to Charlestown once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 50m. Alternatively, NSW TrainLink operates a train from Wauchope Station to Fassifern Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 52m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Port Macquarie to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Port Macquarie to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wauchope Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$35 - $55
First Class
$50 - $75
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 Central Station to Warnervale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Charlestown
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay is 272 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Port Macquarie to Catherine Hill Bay.

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Port Macquarie Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Catherine Hill Bay. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Port Macquarie to Port Macquarie Airport is to line 341 bus which takes 29 min and costs $3 - $5.

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