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Cheap flights from Brisbane to Newcastle

Flight information Brisbane to Newcastle Williamtown

Cheapest return price last month

$119

Direct airlines

4

Flights per week

64

Average flight time, total distance 614 kilometres

1h 15min

Newcastle Williamtown and Port Stephens

2 airports

Which airlines fly from Brisbane to Newcastle?

  • Qantas, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia offer direct flights from Brisbane to Newcastle.
  • Try our price alerts, a feature where we notify you of fare changes on flights to Newcastle NSW so you can snap up a bargain at the right time.

How easy is it to depart on flights from Brisbane to Newcastle?


Brisbane Airport is close to the city centre, and a good airport to transit through. There are 2 terminals at this airport, and they are both well-equipped and easily navigable for first time travellers.

  • Domestic Terminal – flights to Newcastle will depart from this terminal.

The Domestic Terminal features amenities like cash machines, premier lounges, free WiFi, charging outlets, bars, shops, restaurants, and information desks. Transfers between terminals can be made via the complimentary shuttle service, or the paid-for AirTrain, which is $5 per person, or free for Virgin Australia customers.

Arrive at Newcastle Airport at least 1 hour before your flight to Brisbane is due to depart.

What do I need before I fly from Brisbane to Newcastle?

  • A form of photo-ID is required for domestic air travel.
  • Please be aware that if you’re not an Australian citizen or resident, you may need to carry your passport.

What is Newcastle Airport like?

Newcastle Airport is a major regional airport for New South Wales and the seaside city of Newcastle. This airport has 1 terminal.

  • Main Terminal – all flights from Brisbane to Newcastle arrive at the same terminal building.

The Newcastle Airport supplies travellers with access to five dining outlets, which include beloved chains like Red Rooster, and a bar serving alcohol. There is also a newsagency. Other amenities include ATMs and free WiFi.

What is the weather like in Newcastle?

  • Newcastle is a little cooler than Brisbane, but has a temperate climate. Expect summer highs of 26-29°C and winter lows of 7-10°C.

Is there a time difference between Brisbane and Newcastle?

  • Newcastle and Brisbane are in the same timezone during Standard Time (ST), but during Daylight Savings Time (DST) Newcastle is 1 hour ahead of Brisbane.

Is Newcastle cheaper than Brisbane?

Newcastle is the cheaper city when it comes to shopping trips, but dining and accommodation tend to be a bit higher. Search for cheap hotels in Newcastle with Skyscanner, and read about why this quaint NSW town is worth a visit here.

  Brisbane Newcastle
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $75 $90
Average cost of a coffee $4.30 $4.40
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $45-55 $60-80

What about return flights from Newcastle to Brisbane?

Return flights from Newcastle to Brisbane operate daily, and you can either press the Return button when booking your outward flights from Brisbane to Newcastle, or look up our designated information page on from Newcastle to Brisbane.

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Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2018

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