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Newcastle (Williamtown) travel information
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.
Can I cancel my flight booking 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 we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll contact anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.