Public transport


Extensive bus routes are available through the State Transit Authority. Bus routes on the east side of the lake are available through Newcastle Bus and Ferry Services. Private bus companies service the west side of the lake and the north west section of the City.


NSW Trains provide transport to Lake Macquarie via NSW TrainLink, which covers the greater Sydney region, as well as country and long distance services from Lake Macquarie.


Most areas in the City are covered by a taxi service.

Lower Hunter Transport Guide

The Lower Hunter Transport Guide provides comprehensive information on public transport in the Lower Hunter, including access to tertiary education institutions, hospitals and Newcastle Airport.

Page last updated: 03 March 2017