How do I get from Sydney to Newcastle?
The best way to get from Sydney to Newcastle is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs $24 – $45. Alternatively, you can bus , which costs $28 – $40 and takes 3h.
How much is the train from Sydney to Newcastle?
The best way to get from Newcastle to Sydney is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs $24 – $45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 – $40 and takes 2h 55m.
How long is the train ride from Sydney to Newcastle?
approximately two and a half to three hours
Can I use Opal card from Sydney to Newcastle?
Opal allows you to travel on Sydney and Newcastle Light Rail, buses and Ferries, all Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink Intercity trains between Sydney and Bomaderry, Goulburn, Lithgow, Bathurst, Hamilton, Dungog and Scone.
Is there an express train from Sydney to Newcastle?
A new express train service – the fastest yet – will be trialled between Newcastle and Sydney from November. A new express train service will be trialled between Newcastle and Sydney when the Wickham Transport Interchange is complete, the state government has revealed.
Does Opal card work in Newcastle?
To pay your fare on Newcastle Transport you need an Opal card or Opal single ticket.
Are there toilets on Sydney to Newcastle trains?
Trains . Intercity and regional trains have toilets on board. On the Central Coast & Newcastle Line, toilets are only open in the outer suburban and intercity areas.
Is it cheaper to use Opal card than credit card?
Opal is cheaper . using the Opal card gives you a discount on the full fare. using a credit card means you are charged the full fare. note that each traveller in the group needs their own credit card to pay for the fare ie you cannot use one credit card to pay for three tickets.
Do I need an opal card to catch a train?
If you don’t have an Opal card or use contactless payments, you will need to get an Opal single trip ticket. Designed as a back up option, Opal single tickets are available for metro, train , bus, ferry and light rail . You cannot break your journey with Opal single tickets and there are no return tickets.
Where Does Newcastle train line end?
The line branches off the Main North line at Broadmeadow and travels in an easterly direction through the inner suburbs to Newcastle Interchange, with one intermediate station at Hamilton. Until its curtailment in December 2014, it extended to Newcastle station.
How long does it take to get to Newcastle by train?
The average journey time between London and Newcastle is 3 hours 33 minutes . On an average weekday, there are 35 trains travelling from London to Newcastle . The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
How do I get from Sydney Airport to Newcastle by train?
Go to Sydney Airport Domestic or Sydney Airport International Train Station. At either of these stations go to Platform 1. Catch the train to Central Station and change to the Newcastle Line from the Country Platforms (1-13) at Central Station. Travel time is approximately 3 hours 16 minutes.
Can I use my Opal card on the XPT?
You can ‘t use Opal on the XPT .
Can you pay cash on Newcastle buses?
Ticket types. To travel on our buses in the North Coast region you need a valid bus ticket. Tickets can be paid for using contactless payments or cash . It will help the driver if you have the correct or small change ready.
How far can I travel on my seniors Opal card?
Daily and Weekly Caps. With a Senior/ Pensioner Gold Opal card you can travel as much as you want on metro, train, bus, ferry and light rail services within the Opal network and you never pay more than $2.50 a day.