From Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 bus to Donald St Before Stockton St. 3 h 35 min $7. From Central Station train to Hunter St Opp Cooper St then bus to Donald St Before Stockton St. 5 h $35. From Sydney drive to Nelson Bay. 2 h 32 min $29. From Wynyard Station train to Sydney airport, fly to Newcastle airport, then bus to Nelson Bay. 4 h 5 min $152.