A big port city with a coastal town vibe, Newcastle has added gourmet dining 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 in NSW.View our Newcastle travel guide
Flights from Rockhampton (ROK) to Newcastle (NTL)
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Rockhampton (ROK) to Newcastle (Williamtown) (NTL)
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Visiting from Rockhampton to Newcastle (Williamtown)
Rockhampton to Newcastle flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Rockhampton to Newcastle is 3 hours and 45 minutes.
When to visit
With warm, humid summers and short, cool winters, Newcastle has great weather. If you visit between January and April, you’ll enjoy average highs of 27°C, perfect for visiting the beaches, although even in July, the average lows are only 16°C.
What is the main airport called?
Newcastle Airport (NTL).Opens external site in a new window It is 15 km north of Newcastle, New South Wales in Port Stephens.
Arriving in Newcastle
Once you touch down in Newcastle, you’ll be greeted by the friendly airport staff and there are 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
Besides buses, taxis and hire cars, the city of Newcastle has a bike hire service. Ferry services operate to help you get around Newcastle easily. Bus services run in Lake Macquarie through Dudley, Mount Hutton and Warners Bay. Electric bikes (eBikes) are also available to hire from 19 docking stations across Newcastle. Take a drive or join a tour to expand your horizons to the neighbouring regions.
Fly from Rockhampton
Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Rockhampton, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Rockhampton Airport (ROK)Opens external site in a new window. Located 4.17km (3 miles) from the city centre on Canoona Road, Rockhampton Airport, services Rockhampton and Central Queensland.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Rockhampton are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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