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There are 7 ways to get from Southbank to Newcastle by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Melbourne to Newcastle  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL) MEL - NTL

$65 - $286

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Bus Firefly Express  •  14h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av 55Cn / ...

$55 - $69

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Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange

$90 - $277

Bus to Avalon, fly to Sydney, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange

$75 - $260

Train  •  14h 9m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange Central Coast and Newcastle Line

$75 - $187

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station Gx323 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av 55Cn / ...

$82 - $135

Drive  •  10h 33m

  1. Drive from Southbank to Newcastle 625.6 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Southbank to Newcastle is to bus which costs $75 - $100 and takes 14h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Southbank to Newcastle is to fly which costs $90 - $410 and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southbank to Newcastle. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av via Central Station, Chalmers St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southbank to Newcastle. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Newcastle Interchange via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 9m.

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The distance between Southbank and Newcastle is 823 km. The road distance is 1000.9 km.

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The best way to get from Southbank to Newcastle without a car is to train which takes 14h 9m and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Southbank to Newcastle, including transfers.

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Southbank to Newcastle bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Melbourne station.

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Southbank to Newcastle train services, operated by XPT, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Southbank to Newcastle is to fly which takes 4h 17m and costs $90 - $410. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 14h 9m, you could also bus, which costs $110 - $200 and takes 14h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Southbank to Newcastle.
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  • Distance: 514.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Southbank, VIC, Australia and Newcastle, NSW, Australia?

Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Southbank to Newcastle 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southbank to Newcastle via Central Station in around 14h 9m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Bus operators
Skybus
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Southbank to Newcastle bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av station.

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Southbank to Newcastle train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Newcastle Interchange station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southbank to Newcastle is 1001 km. It takes approximately 10h 33m to drive from Southbank to Newcastle.

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Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 208+ hotels available in Newcastle. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southbank to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $18.

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