Newcastle is a thrilling city located 178 km away from Sydney Airport. Newcastle is known for its industrial history, lively cultural scene, and for being the gateway to the beautiful beaches of the Hunter Region.
There are a number of ways to get from Sydney Airport to Newcastle. You can choose to travel by taxi or private transfer, travel by bus, or get the train from Sydney Airport to Newcastle. To travel comfortably and quickly, choose a taxi or private transfer, which takes 2 hours and 15 minutes, depending on traffic conditions; a regular cab from the airport’s taxi rank will cost around €213 (AUD 355) for up to 5 passengers.
If your budget is tight, consider travelling by bus, which costs €19 (AUD 32) per traveller, depending on how far you book in advance and takes 2 hours and 25 minutes – excluding wait times. For this option, you will also need to factor in the time taken to get to Sydney Central Station. Lastly, you can also travel by train from Sydney to Newcastle from Central Station, with fares starting from €5.60 (AUD 9.30) per person. The train journey takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes, excluding wait times and the time taken to travel to Central Station.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Sydney at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.