Indigenising University Mathematics

Arriving at Newcastle Airport

For those arriving at the Newcastle Airport we recommend taking a taxi to Newcastle. The taxi rank is adjacent to the arrivals area of the terminal. Newcastle Taxis can be contacted directly, free-of-charge, on the dedicated taxi phone located in the arrivals end of the terminal.

Alternatively, you can catch the 130 or 131 bus from the Newcastle Airport to the Newcastle Interchange. From Newcastle Interchange you can access further public transport such as the light rail and buses to get to the hotels in the city. For more information and/or to plan your exact trip times see the Sydney Trains,Newcastle Transport or the Port Stephens Coaches timetables.

Arriving at Sydney Airport

For those arriving at Sydney Airport we recommend taking the train most of the way to Newcastle (the train line has recently been truncated and you will need to transfer to a bus or other alternative at Hamilton Station). For information and trip planning, please visit

You should take the T2 Airport Line from Domestic/International Airport Station to Central Station and then the Central Coast & Newcastle Line Hamilton Station. From Hamilton Station you must transfer to a bus into the city.

Alternatively, there is Hunter Connections, which you will need to book in advance.

Travel to the Venue

There are three bus routes that directly reach the venue, 11, 24, and 27, with 11 generally taking the most direct and quickest route. The nearest bus stop is the Design bus stop which is a short walk from the Birabahn building. Look at Newcastle Bus Services for more information or the current Bus route map. Travel by Train is also possible from Newcastle Interchange by catching a train to Warrabrook Station, followed by roughly a ten minute walk through the University campus.

Local Transportation in Newcastle

Newcastle Taxis: bookings can be made online or by calling 133 300 within Australia.

For public transport options, please visit