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How to get fromSydney to Newcastleby bus, train, night train or car

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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Newcastle by bus, train, night train, or car

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    1. Take the bus from Central Station to NewcastlebusBrisbane
    best

    Bus

    2h 25m
    $19–40
    1. Take the train from Central Station to Newcastle InterchangetrainCcn
    cheapest

    Train

    2h 34m
    $4–8
    1. Take the bus from Wynyard Station, Clarence St, Stand S to Hornsby Station, George Stbus24T1
    2. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, George St to Newcastle Interchange, Stand Bbus36Cn / ...

    Bus via Hornsby Station, George St

    3h 19m
    $7–10
    1. Take the bus from Chatswood to NewcastlebusPM12

    Bus via Chatswood

    4h 17m
    $22–29
    1. Take the night train from Wynyard Station to Newcastle InterchangenighttrainCcn

    Night train

    3h 1m
    $4–8
    1. Drive from Sydney to Newcastlecar98.9 mi

    Drive 98.9 mi

    1h 53m
    $21–30

Sydney to Newcastle by bus

Calendar22Weekly Buses
Duration2h 25mAverage Duration
Ticket$19Cheapest Price
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What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Newcastle, NSW, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Central Station to Newcastle twice daily. Tickets cost $23–40 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Transport for NSW operates a train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange hourly. Tickets cost $4–8 and the journey takes 2h 34m.

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