Cheap Flights to Newcastle Williamtown
Newcastle Airport (NTL)
The town of Newcastle is serviced by Newcastle Airport which is a small facility, but surprisingly well-equipped. There are six different food outlets, a large News Travels retailer that sells reading materials, confectionary and souvenirs, as well as ATMs, and free WiFi.
The airport is situated around 25km from the city centre, and can be accessed by bus or taxi. The bus is far cheaper, but there are taxis that will meet you outside the terminal area and take you into town for $65.
The airlines that run flights to this airport are Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Regional Express (REX), Qantas, and FlyPelican.
Why visit Newcastle Williamtown?
You'd be forgiven for not having thought of Newcastle as a premier holiday destination, especially with the Gold Coast and Byron Bay stealing the limelight. But this hidden reputation has enabled Newcastle to retain all of its charm without sacrificing tracts of its coastline to large developers. Come to Newcastle and you'll find out why this city is worth every second of your time.
Things to do in Newcastle Williamtown
As one of the country’s oldest communities, it is worth starting your trip by visiting the Newcastle Museum. This institution charts the town’s history, in a permanent exhibition called the ‘Newcastle Story’. Learn about the indigenous peoples of the area, and about the first colonists that claimed the region as their own.
If it is sunny out, take a picnic and sit in the lovely King Edward Park, or wander around the town’s many heritage buildings that now shelter restaurants, boutiques and bars, which contribute to the town’s native charm.
For many, the main attraction of Newcastle is the stunning beaches it boasts; from the family friendly beaches like Bar Beach, to the surf hotspots at Newcastle and Dixon Park beaches, to the perfect puppy beaches like Horseshoe Beach, there is a stretch of sand for everyone.
Best time to visit Newcastle
· Newcastle has a temperate climate and rarely falls below 7°C, even in the winter.
· Typically the autumn and spring seasons are the best times of year to head to the city when you can rely on days that average 22-26°C.
· Summers are hot, but manageable, with the mercury seeing highs of 30°C.
Arriving in Newcastle by plane
· There are direct flights to Newcastle Airport from Brisbane (BNE), the Gold Coast (OOL), Melbourne (MEL), Ballina (BNK), Canberra (CBR), and Sydney (SYD).
· Australian Dollar (AUD).
Please note that information is correct as of June 2016
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