How to travel from Albany to Nelson Bay, Australia

The distance between Albany and Nelson Bay is around 3,901km (2,424 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 7h 15m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Albany to Nelson Bay by plane, train, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out Nelson BayAlbany if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Albany (ALH) to Newcastle (NTL).

  • Duration7h 15m
  • Flight time6h 15m
  • Typical cost
    A$1,075($725)
Operated by

Regional Express

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3 similiar routes

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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Armadale Stn Transwa Armadale then take the train to Sydney Central Station and then to Hamilton Station then take the bus to Donald St Before Stockton St.

  • Duration3 days 13h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$865($580)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Nelson Bay.

  • Duration1 day 17h
  • Distance3,913km (2,431 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albany and Nelson Bay

There are several options for getting from Albany to Nelson Bay by plane, train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus, then fly and then take the train which costs around A$640 ($430) and will take around 14h 45m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 7h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$1,075 ($725).

The distance between Albany and Nelson Bay is around 3,901km (2,424 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,158km (1,962 miles)

It takes around 7h 15m to get from Albany and Nelson Bay by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 17h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Nelson Bay is to fly which takes around 7h 15m and will set you back approx A$1,075 ($725).

The cheapest way to travel between Albany and Nelson Bay, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus, then fly and then take the train which will typically cost around A$640 ($430) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albany and Nelson Bay. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Newcastle (NTL). instead which will take 7h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Albany and Nelson Bay. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Newcastle (NTL). instead which will take 7h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Albany and Nelson Bay. Flights depart from Albany (ALH) and arrive at Newcastle (NTL) - via Perth (PER). The flight takes around 6h 15m.

There is no direct flight from Albany to Nelson Bay. There is however a flight that goes via Perth (PER) and Melbourne (MEL). This services will take at least 7h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Albany to Nelson Bay typically takes around 6h 15m. Flights depart from Albany (ALH) and and arrive into Newcastle (NTL).

The closest major airport to Nelson Bay is Newcastle Airport (NTL) (NTL) which is approximately 30km (19 miles) from Nelson Bay. Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ) (PQQ) and Sydney Airport (SYD) (SYD) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Albany and Nelson Bay. The distance is around 3,913km (2,431 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 17h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albany to Nelson Bay is to fly which takes, on average, 7h 15m and will usually cost around A$1,075 ($725).

How do I get from Albany to Nelson Bay

Compare travel optionsbetween Albany and Nelson Bay

Transport options from Albany to Nelson Bay
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 3 similar
7h 15m
A$1,075($725)
hourly3,963km (2,463 miles)
Bus and Plane12h 5m
A$860($580)
once daily4,006km (2,489 miles)
Plane, Train and Bus9h 55m
A$700($470)
hourly3,901km (2,424 miles)
Bus, Plane and Train14h 45m
A$640($430)
once daily3,944km (2,451 miles)
Bus and Train
3 days 13h
A$865($580)
once a week4,596km (2,856 miles)
Drive
1 day 17h
A$740($495)
on demand3,913km (2,431 miles)

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Airports near Nelson Bay

The following major airports near Nelson Bay offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

NTL
Newcastle Airport (NTL)
Domestic Airport
Distance
30km (19 miles) from Nelson Bay
PQQ
Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
159km (99 miles) from Nelson Bay
SYD
Sydney Airport (SYD)
International Airport
Distance
162km (101 miles) from Nelson Bay