Are trains running Newcastle to Sydney?
Is there a direct train between Newcastle and Sydney ? Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle Interchange and arriving at Central Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 35m.
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.
Is the XPT running?
Transport NSW has ceased running the XPT to Melbourne, limiting its travel to Sydney-Albury. The XPT train service between Sydney and Melbourne is now operating only between Albury and Central Sation. Trains and buses are now not operating into and out of Queensland, Victoria or South Australia.
How long does it take to get from Sydney to Newcastle by train?
approximately two and a half to three hours
How much is the train fare from Sydney to Newcastle?
Transport NSW operates a train from Central Station to Newcastle Interchange every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 – $45 and the journey takes 2h 55m.
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.
Can I use Opal card to Newcastle?
Opal is your ticket to getting around on public transport. Keep and reuse it to pay for travel on public transport. Once you have your Opal card , just add value, then tap on and tap off to travel. Adult and Child/Youth Opal cards are also available at the Newcastle Transport Hub located at the Newcastle Interchange.
Do Sydney to Newcastle trains have toilets?
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.
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.
Do trains have charging points?
National Rail said there are plug sockets on selected trains which customers are free to use to charge electrical devices. Arriva said: “Several of our routes have either three-pin plug or USB sockets for charging and we offer this as a benefit and do not expect our customers to pay.”
Do XPT trains have power points?
Both of the trains have power points , but only used for electric shavers or vacuums cleaners. As you said the trains are subject to surges, that’s why they don’t even have microwave ovens on the buffet car.
What is the difference between economy and first class on the XPT?
Option 1: Seats Economy seats recline back to 28 degrees and offer plenty of leg room. First Class Seats: feature footrests and armrests, drop down tables and buffet car access. First Class seats recline back to 40 degrees and offer extra leg room.
What train line is Newcastle on?
Can you fly to Newcastle NSW?
Which airlines offer direct flights to Newcastle Williamtown? Qantas, Jetstar, Etihad Airways, Virgin Australia , Air New Zealand, Pelican Airlines , Singapore Airlines and Sunstate all fly direct to Newcastle Williamtown.
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.