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

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

Fly  •  2 h 7 min

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

$85 - $182

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Newcastle

$11 - $90

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 31 min

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

$27 - $35

Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St 100
  2. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to King St At Perkins St 140

$19 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle 107.2 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Newcastle 107.2 miles

$300 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle is to shuttle which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $15 - $120.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Newcastle is 126 km. The road distance is 172 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle. However, there are services departing from International Airport Station and arriving at Newcastle Interchange via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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

FlyPelican and Regional Express fly from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle 3 times a day. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newcastle hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 2 h 33 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 Central Station to Newcastle Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Hunter Valley Buses
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to King St At Perkins St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Newcastle
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Newcastle
Estimated price
$300 - $410

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