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There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Hawks Nest by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Karuah

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Broadmeadow Station
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Hawks Nest Coach Stop, Booner St

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Drive

  1. Drive from Sydney to Hawks Nest

Fly, taxi

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Newcastle (NTL)
  2. Take a taxi from Government Rd opp Bagnall Beach Rd to Hawks Nest

Sydney to Hawks Nest by bus

The bus journey time between Sydney and Hawks Nest is around 5h 5m and covers a distance of around 246 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Premier Motor Service and Busways Great Lakes, the Sydney to Hawks Nest bus service departs from Sydney and arrives in Hawks Nest Coach Stop, Booner St. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Buses
5h 5m Average Duration
$37 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Hawks Nest is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 2h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Sydney to Hawks Nest is to drive which takes 2h 30m and costs $28 - $45.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Hawks Nest. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Hawks Nest Coach Stop, Booner St via Karuah Coach Stop, Tarean Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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The distance between Sydney and Hawks Nest is 160 km. The road distance is 218 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Hawks Nest without a car is to bus which takes 5h 5m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Sydney to Hawks Nest, including transfers.

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Sydney to Hawks Nest bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Sydney to Hawks Nest bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Karuah station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Hawks Nest is 218 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Sydney to Hawks Nest.

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  • Distance: 160.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Hawks Nest, NSW, Australia?

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Sydney to Karuah once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
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 Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$24 - $40
First Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Karuah
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Premier Motor Service
Busways Great Lakes
Phone
1300 69 2929
Email
infoline@busways.com.au
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Hawks Nest Coach Stop, Booner St
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
busways.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Government Rd opp Bagnall Beach Rd to Hawks Nest
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Nelson Bay Taxis
Phone
+61 2 4984 6699
Website
nelsonbaytaxis.com.au

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FlyPelican offers flights from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Hawks Nest. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18 - $21.

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