Flights from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Newcastle (Williamtown) (NTL)

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Visiting Newcastle

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Hamilton Island to Newcastle travel information

A big port city with a coastal town vibe, Newcastle has added gourmet menus and trendy bars to its repertoire over the last few years. The second-largest city in NSW and the second-oldest city in the country, “Newy” is surrounded by spectacular beaches and is the gateway to the Hunter Valley. 

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When to visit

Best time to visit Newcastle

With warm, humid summers and short, cool winters, Newcastle is generally very pleasant. If you visit between January and April, you’ll enjoy average highs of 27°C, although even in July, the average lows are only 16°C. 

Flight information

Hamilton Island to Newcastle flight information

The approximate flight time for flights from Hamilton Island to Newcastle is 2 hours and 20 minutes.

How many direct flights go to Newcastle from Hamilton Island on a weekly basis?

On average, there are 7 flights per week from Hamilton Island to Newcastle.

Departure information

Fly Hamilton Island to Newcastle

Get ready for your upcoming trip from Hamilton Island to Newcastle using the following information. 

What is the main airport called?

Hamilton Island Airport. Located 1km from the town centre, Hamilton Island AirportOpens external site in a new window (HTI) is the main air hub for the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal. 

Baggage allowance

When flying from Hamilton Island to Newcastle, passengers are allocated checked baggage. If extra luggage is needed, it can be purchased online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Hamilton Island to Newcastle can check-in online up to 24 hours in advance or check-in at the terminal. 

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Newcastle Airport. Newcastle AirportOpens external site (NTL) is 15 km (9.2 miles) north of Newcastle, New South Wales in Port Stephens. Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal. 

Arriving in Newcastle

Once you touch down in Newcastle, you’ll be greeted by the friendly airport staff and there will be multiple transport options available to choose from. 

Getting into Newcastle from Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport is a short 25-minute drive from the town centre, and is serviced by taxis, shuttle bus services and rental cars. 

Getting around Newcastle

There are bus and taxi services in Newcastle, and tours that venture into the neighbouring regions. 

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

We want to ensure you enjoy the trip from Hamilton Island to Newcastle and arrive feeling refreshed and ready to experience everything the city offers.

Seamless check-in

Get your trip to Newcastle off to the right start with a check-in option that best suits your needs. Visit a kiosk or desk at Newcastle Airport to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure. 

Included baggage

Baggage is included on your flight from Hamilton Island to Newcastle. Visit the baggage calculator to find out more.

Can I cancel my flight booking from Hamilton Island to Newcastle due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, POLi or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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~ This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.