Directions from Sydney to Nelson Bay

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Donald St Before Stockton St 100

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line
  2. Take the bus from Maitland Rd Before Beaumont St to Donald St Before Stockton St 130 / ...

$19 - $28

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Nelson Bay 128.8 miles

$18 - $27

Fly  •  3 h 51 min

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

$94 - $196

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia?

Port Stephens Coaches operates a bus from Sydney to Nelson Bay once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, FlyPelican and Regional Express fly from Sydney to Nelson Bay 3 times a day.

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 Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Donald St Before Stockton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Maitland Rd Before Beaumont St to Donald St Before Stockton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Nelson Bay is 154 km. The road distance is 206 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Nelson Bay is to bus which costs $7 - $10 and takes 3 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Nelson Bay is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $24 - $40.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 and arriving at Donald St Before Stockton St. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

The bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Donald St Before Stockton St takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs once daily.