How to travel from Albany to Shoal Bay, Australia

The distance between Albany and Shoal Bay is around 3,905km (2,426 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 7h 20m.

6 routes found

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

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Plane and Bus

Fly from Albany (ALH) to Newcastle (NTL) then take the bus to Tomaree Rd Before Verona Rd.

  • Duration7h 20m
  • Flight time6h 15m
  • Typical cost
    A$1,075($725)
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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 Tomaree Rd Before Verona Rd.

  • Duration3 days 13h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$875($590)
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Drive

Drive to Shoal Bay.

  • Duration1 day 17h
  • Distance3,917km (2,434 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albany and Shoal Bay

There are several options for getting from Albany to Shoal Bay by plane, bus, train 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 55m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 7h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$1,075 ($725).

The distance between Albany and Shoal Bay is around 3,905km (2,426 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,161km (1,964 miles)

It takes around 7h 20m to get from Albany and Shoal Bay by plane and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 17h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Shoal Bay is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 7h 20m and will set you back approx A$1,075 ($725).

The cheapest way to travel between Albany and Shoal 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 Shoal Bay. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Newcastle (NTL) then take the bus to Tomaree Rd Before Verona Rd. instead which will take 7h 20m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Albany and Shoal Bay. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Newcastle (NTL) then take the bus to Tomaree Rd Before Verona Rd. instead which will take 7h 20m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Albany to Shoal Bay. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Newcastle (NTL) then take the bus to Tomaree Rd Before Verona Rd. instead which will take 7h 20m.

The closest major airport to Shoal Bay is Newcastle Airport (NTL) (NTL) which is approximately 33km (20 miles) from Shoal 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 Shoal Bay. The distance is around 3,917km (2,434 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 Shoal Bay is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 7h 20m and will usually cost around A$1,075 ($725).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Albany and Shoal Bay

Transport options from Albany to Shoal Bay
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Bus + 3 similar
7h 20m
A$1,075($725)
hourly3,967km (2,465 miles)
Bus and Plane12h 15m
A$860($580)
once daily4,011km (2,492 miles)
Plane, Train and Bus10hrs
A$700($470)
hourly3,905km (2,426 miles)
Bus, Plane and Train14h 55m
A$640($430)
once daily3,948km (2,453 miles)
Bus and Train
3 days 13h
A$875($590)
once a week4,600km (2,858 miles)
Drive
1 day 17h
A$740($495)
on demand3,917km (2,434 miles)

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Airports near Shoal Bay

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

NTL
Newcastle Airport (NTL)
Domestic Airport
Distance
33km (20 miles) from Shoal Bay
PQQ
Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
158km (98 miles) from Shoal Bay
SYD
Sydney Airport (SYD)
International Airport
Distance
163km (101 miles) from Shoal Bay