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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL) by plane, train, bus, car or towncar

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Fly  •  1h 52m

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

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Train  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station Ccn

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Bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Newcastle Gx244 / ...

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL) 173.5 km

Towncar  •  2h 1m

  1. Take a town car from Sydney to Newcastle Airport 173.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is to train which costs $12 - $17 and takes 3h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is to fly which costs $100 - $330 and takes 1h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL). However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Newcastle Airport via Stockton Wharf, Mitchell St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Sydney and Newcastle Airport (NTL) is 132 km. The road distance is 173.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL) without a car is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs $12 - $17.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL), including transfers.

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Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL) bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is to fly which takes 1h 52m and costs $100 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $17 and takes 3h 38m, you could also bus, which costs $29 - $55 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL) bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL).
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  • Distance: 131.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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

FlyPelican flies from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL) twice daily. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Central Station to Hamilton Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $12 and the journey takes 2h 51m.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
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 Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$26 - $40
Advantage
$30 - $45
Premium
$30 - $50
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Sydney to Newcastle Airport
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is 173 km. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Sydney to Newcastle Airport (NTL).

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FlyPelican offers flights from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Newcastle Airport (NTL). 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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