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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL) by plane, train, bus, car, shuttle or towncar

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Fly  •  45 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Newcastle (NTL) SYD - NTL

$80 - $180

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Shuttle  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport (NTL)

$11 - $85

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange Central Coast and Newcastle Line

$28 - $37

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

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

$25 - $33

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL) 116.5 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport (NTL) 116.5 miles

$310 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is to fly which costs $110 - $250 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Newcastle Airport (NTL) is 140 km. The road distance is 186.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 45 min to fly from Sydney (SYD) to Newcastle (NTL), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is to fly which takes 45 min and costs $110 - $250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 4 h 3 min, you could also bus, which costs $35 - $50 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is 186 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL).

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

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There are 236+ hotels available in Newcastle Airport (NTL). Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL).
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  • Distance: 87.8 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Newcastle Airport (NTL), Australia?

Regional Express and FlyPelican fly from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle Airport (NTL) hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 35 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 Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport (NTL)
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport (NTL)
Estimated price
$310 - $420

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