Cheap flights from Newcastle to Sydney

Flight information Newcastle Williamtown to Sydney

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airline


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 141 kilometres

0h 45min

Most popular airline last month

Regional Express


1 airport

Which airlines fly from Newcastle to Sydney?

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

Newcastle Airport is the primary airport for the Australian city of Newcastle in New South Wales. This airport has 1 terminal.

  • Main Terminal – flights to Sydney will depart from this terminal.

Within the terminal building you will find a good range of amenities, such as a couple of cafés, a bar, and a restaurant, as well as a Red Rooster dining outlet. There’s also a newsagency, ATMs, and free WiFi.

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

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

  • 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 Sydney Airport like?

The Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is one of Australia’s busiest airports, boasting almost 100 destinations, domestic and international. This airport has 3 terminals.

  • Terminal 2 – all REX flights from Newcastle to Sydney are usually directed here.

Sydney Airport’s Terminal 2 features dining outlets, shops, ATMs, and free WiFi. You can walk to T3 if you have a domestic transfer there, or you can take the T-Bus or AirTrain to T1. The bus and train services cost $6 to transfer.

What is the weather like in Sydney?

  • Sydney has pleasant summers of around 25°C, and mild winters that hover in the 8-16°C range.

Is there a time difference between Newcastle and Sydney? 

  • There is no time difference between Newcastle and Sydney.

Is Sydney cheaper than Newcastle?

Generally speaking, Sydney is more expensive than Newcastle, except when it comes to dining. Visitors to Sydney from Newcastle can enjoy dinners of up to 14% cheaper! For accommodation options, we recommend using our hotel comparison tool to find cheap hotel deals in Sydney. And if you want to save even more, why not check out our picnic guide to Sydney.

  Newcastle Sydney
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $90 $80
Average cost of a coffee $4.40 $4.00
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $60-80 $45-55

What about return flights from Sydney to Newcastle? 

If you’re not intending to stay in Sydney, you can always book cheap return flights to Newcastle with us too. Go to our detailed route page: Sydney to Newcastle, or press the Return when booking your outbound flight to Sydney. 

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


Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.