How to travel from Batemans Bay to Shoal Bay, Australia

The distance between Batemans Bay and Shoal Bay is around 453km (282 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 3hrs.

8 routes found

We've found 8 different ways to get from Batemans Bay to Shoal Bay by bus, train, car and plane. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out Shoal BayBatemans Bay if you're planning a return trip.

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Plane and Bus

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

  • Duration3hrs
  • Flight time1h 40m
  • Typical cost
    A$370($250)
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Bus

Take the bus to Sydney then Broadmeadow Coach Stop Graham Rd and then to Tomaree Rd Before Verona Rd.

  • Duration9h 55m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$79($53)
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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Bomaderry Station then take the train to Central Station and then to Hamilton Station then take the bus to Tomaree Rd Before Verona Rd.

  • Duration8h 55m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$65($44)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Drive

Drive to Shoal Bay.

  • Duration5h 50m
  • Distance477km (297 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Batemans Bay and Shoal Bay

There are several options for getting from Batemans Bay to Shoal Bay by bus, train, car and plane. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take the train which costs around A$55 ($37) and will take around 9h 50m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 3hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$370 ($250).

The distance between Batemans Bay and Shoal Bay is around 453km (282 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 379km (236 miles)

It takes around 8h 55m to get from Batemans Bay and Shoal Bay by bus and train. If you are travelling by car it will take around 5h 50m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Batemans Bay to Shoal Bay is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 3hrs and will set you back approx A$370 ($250).

The cheapest way to travel between Batemans Bay and Shoal Bay, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then take the train which will typically cost around A$55 ($37) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Batemans Bay and Shoal Bay. We recommend that you fly from Moruya (MYA) to Newcastle (NTL) then take the bus to Tomaree Rd Before Verona Rd. instead which will take 3hrs.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Batemans Bay and Shoal Bay. It typically takes around 9h 55m and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Batemans Bay to Shoal Bay. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Sydney, Broadmeadow Coach Stop Graham Rd and Tudor St After Parry St. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 9h 55m.

Premier Motor Service, NSW TrainLink and Port Stephens Coaches run regular bus services between Batemans Bay and Shoal Bay. Buses run once daily and take around 9h 55m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Batemans Bay to Shoal Bay. We recommend that you fly from Moruya (MYA) to Sydney (SYD) then take the train to Hamilton Station then take the bus to Tomaree Rd Before Verona Rd. instead which will take 5h 50m.

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 Batemans Bay and Shoal Bay. The distance is around 477km (297 miles) by road and it will take around 5h 50m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Batemans Bay to Shoal Bay is to take the bus and then take the train which takes, on average, 8h 55m and will usually cost around A$65 ($44).

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Transport options from Batemans Bay to Shoal Bay
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Bus + 3 similar
3hrs
A$370($250)
hourly453km (282 miles)
Bus and Plane4h 55m
A$215($145)
once daily577km (359 miles)
Plane, Train and Bus5h 50m
A$280($185)
hourly509km (316 miles)
Bus, Train and Plane6hrs
A$200($135)
once daily454km (282 miles)
Bus
9h 55m
A$79($53)
once daily519km (322 miles)
Bus and Train + 1 similar
8h 55m
A$65($44)
once daily507km (315 miles)
Bus to Albion Park Rail, train9h 50m
A$55($37)
once daily516km (321 miles)
Drive
5h 50m
A$90($61)
on demand477km (297 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