Flights from Newcastle (Williamtown) (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE)

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Newcastle (Port Stephens) (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE)

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Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine

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Baggage included in every fare

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

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Change your travel dates as often as you need

We've introduced further flexibility on eligible Qantas operated flights. Booking and travel dates apply

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Visiting Brisbane

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Newcastle to Brisbane travel information

Wind your way from the city to the suburbs and you’ll find all the markings of a thriving food and wine scene – not to mention open-air art galleries, inner-city beaches and a solid dose of sunshine. Much to the chagrin of its East Coast counterparts, this cool little capital has it all.

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When to visit

Best time to visit Brisbane

With warm, sunny weather throughout most of the year, Brisbane makes an ideal holiday destination all year round. Enjoy mild temperatures and long, dry days in winter, or immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the Brisbane FestivalOpens external site in a new window in spring. Looking for a summer holiday? Plan your visit between December and February, when airfares from Newcastle to Brisbane are at their most affordable.

Flight information

Newcastle to Brisbane flight information

Qantas flights from Newcastle to Brisbane are operated by QantasLink or Jetstar and have an approximate flight time of 1 hour and 15 minutes.

How many direct flights go to Brisbane from Newcastle on a daily basis?

On average, there are 5 flights per day from Newcastle to Brisbane, and a total of 37 flights per week.

What day of the week has more flights from Newcastle to Brisbane?

Monday, Thursday and Friday have the highest number of daily flights from Newcastle to Brisbane.

Departure information

Fly from Newcastle to Brisbane

After you’ve purchased your airfare from Newcastle to Brisbane, there are a few things you should know before you take off.

What is the main airport called?

Newcastle AirportNewcastle AirportOpens external site in a new window (NTL) is 15 kilometres north of Newcastle, New South Wales in Port Stephens. The airport is an easy 25 minute drive from the beautiful beaches of Port Stephens, on the east coast of New South Wales in Australia.

Baggage allowance

When you travel from Newcastle to Brisbane with Qantas, checked baggage is included in your airfare. If you need more luggage for your time in the Sunshine State, you can pre-purchase an additional baggage online to save on airport excess baggage rates.

Check in

To check in for your flight from Newcastle to Brisbane, simply visit a kiosk or desk at the terminal, or check in up to 24 hours in advance using our mobile or online check-in service.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Brisbane Airport. Located a 30-minute drive from the city centre on Airport Drive at Eagle Farm, Brisbane Airport (BNE)Opens external site in a new window is the main airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland. There are two terminals at Brisbane Airport: International (Qantas flights QF1-QF399) and Domestic (Qantas flights QF400 and above). 

Arriving in Brisbane

Once you step off the tarmac, the friendly Qantas team at Brisbane Airport will be on hand to help you reach your final destination.

Getting into Brisbane from Brisbane Airport

If you prefer to reach your accommodation by road, a taxi rank and rideshare pick-up zone can be found outside the airport terminal building. Alternatively, for a more affordable trip to your next stop, the AirtrainOpens external site in a new window takes travellers from the airport to the city centre in as little as 20 minutes.

Getting around Brisbane

After you arrive in Brisbane, the city’s extensive public transport network, TransLinkOpens external site in a new window, makes it easy to explore. Reloadable go cardsOpens external site in a new window can be purchased from Visitor Information CentresOpens external site in a new window and local newsagents, giving you convenient access to the city’s buses, ferries and trains. For a more scenic way to discover the CBD, CityCycleOpens external site in a new window bike hire stations are available throughout Brisbane.

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

When you fly from Newcastle to Brisbane with Qantas, we work hard to ensure every moment of your trip is memorable.

Seamless check-in

Get your journey off to the right start with a number of check-in options designed to suit your needs.

Included baggage

Checked baggage is included as standard on all Qantas flights from Newcastle to Brisbane. To find out how much you can bring with you on your trip, visit our baggage calculator.

Can I cancel my flight booking from Newcastle to Brisbane 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 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.