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 Station. From Newcastle Station it is an easy walk to the recommended hotels. For more information and/or to plan your exact trip times see the Sydney Trains 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.
Local Transportation in Newcastle
Newcastle Taxis: bookings can be made online or by calling 133 300 within Australia.
For public transport options, please visit www.transportnsw.info.