Distance between Sydney and Newcastle

The distance from Sydney to Newcastle is 160 kilometers by road including 127 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 44 minutes and goes through The Rocks, Millers Point, Dawes Point, Milsons Point, North Sydney, Cammeray and Crows Nest.

Click here to load the interactive map
Compare this route in other services:
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Sydney 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 km, 02 min
Millers Point 2 km 0:02 02 min 0.1 L
A4 1 km, 00 min
Milsons Point 3 km 0:03 03 min 0.3 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
North Sydney 5 km 0:04 04 min 0.3 L
M1 1 km, 01 min
Cammeray 6 km 0:05 05 min 0.4 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Crows Nest 7 km 0:05 05 min 0.5 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Naremburn 7 km 0:06 06 min 0.5 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Artarmon 9 km 0:07 07 min 0.7 L
M1 1 km, 01 min
Lane Cove North 10 km 0:08 08 min 0.8 L
A1 M1 150 km, 1 h 35 min
Newcastle 160 km 1:44 1 h 44 min 12.7 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Sydney 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 km, 02 min
Millers Point 2 km 0:02 02 min 0.1 L
A4 1 km, 00 min
Milsons Point 3 km 0:03 03 min 0.3 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
North Sydney 5 km 0:04 04 min 0.3 L
M1 1 km, 01 min
Cammeray 6 km 0:05 05 min 0.4 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Crows Nest 7 km 0:05 05 min 0.5 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Naremburn 7 km 0:06 06 min 0.5 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Artarmon 9 km 0:07 07 min 0.7 L
M1 1 km, 01 min
Lane Cove North 10 km 0:08 08 min 0.8 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Chatswood 11 km 0:10 10 min 0.8 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Roseville 13 km 0:11 11 min 1.0 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Lindfield 14 km 0:13 13 min 1.1 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Killara 16 km 0:14 14 min 1.2 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Gordon 17 km 0:15 15 min 1.3 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Pymble 19 km 0:17 17 min 1.4 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Turramurra 21 km 0:19 19 min 1.7 L
A1 1 km, 00 min
Warrawee 22 km 0:20 20 min 1.7 L
A1 3 km, 02 min
Wahroonga 25 km 0:22 22 min 1.7 L
M1 3 km, 02 min
Asquith 28 km 0:24 24 min 2.2 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mount Colah 30 km 0:26 26 min 2.2 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mount Kuring-Gai 33 km 0:27 27 min 2.6 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Berowra 35 km 0:28 28 min 2.7 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Brooklyn 42 km 0:32 32 min 3.0 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Mooney Mooney 47 km 0:35 35 min 3.7 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Bar Point 52 km 0:37 37 min 3.9 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Mount White 58 km 0:41 41 min 4.4 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Calga 61 km 0:42 42 min 4.8 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Mooney Mooney Creek 63 km 0:43 43 min 4.9 L
M1 10 km, 05 min
Somersby 72 km 0:49 49 min 5.1 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Ourimbah 81 km 0:53 53 min 6.4 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Palmdale 84 km 0:55 55 min 6.6 L
M1 4 km, 01 min
Mardi 87 km 0:57 57 min 6.8 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Alison 91 km 0:59 59 min 7.1 L
M1 4 km, 02 min
Jilliby 95 km 1:01 1 h 01 min 7.4 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Wyee 103 km 1:05 1 h 05 min 7.8 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Morisset 111 km 1:10 1 h 10 min 8.7 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Cooranbong 118 km 1:14 1 h 14 min 9.0 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Freemans Waterhole 127 km 1:19 1 h 19 min 9.9 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Killingworth 134 km 1:22 1 h 22 min 10.5 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Holmesville 136 km 1:23 1 h 23 min 10.9 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
West Wallsend 138 km 1:24 1 h 24 min 10.9 L
M1 5 km, 03 min
Cameron Park 143 km 1:27 1 h 27 min 11.1 L
A15 6 km, 04 min
Wallsend 148 km 1:32 1 h 32 min 11.7 L
A15 3 km, 02 min
Jesmond 151 km 1:34 1 h 34 min 12.1 L
A15 2 km, 01 min
Lambton 153 km 1:36 1 h 36 min 12.1 L
A15 2 km, 01 min
Broadmeadow 155 km 1:38 1 h 38 min 12.4 L
A15 1 km, 00 min
Hamilton North 155 km 1:38 1 h 38 min 12.4 L
A15 1 km, 00 min
Hamilton 156 km 1:39 1 h 39 min 12.5 L
A15 1 km, 01 min
Newcastle West 158 km 1:41 1 h 41 min 12.6 L
A15 2 km, 02 min
Newcastle 160 km 1:43 1 h 43 min 12.7 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Sydney to Newcastle?

Fuel cost: 22.7 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 160 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.77 AUD / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Sydney to Newcastle?

Driving time: 1 h 44 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 110 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 59 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 3 min
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 min
  • 10 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 7 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
  • 25 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 25 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 2 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Sydney to Newcastle by land?

The distance between Sydney and Newcastle is 160 km by road including 127 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Sydney and Newcastle respectively.

How far is Sydney to Newcastle by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Sydney and Newcastle is 117 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Sydney and Newcastle respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Sydney from Newcastle by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 8 min to cover the distance of 117 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 31 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Sydney to Newcastle?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 29 min to cover the distance of 117 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 33 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Sydney and Newcastle?

The halfway point between Sydney and Newcastle is Ourimbah. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Ourimbah to Sydney is 81 km and driving will take about 53 min. The road between Ourimbah and Newcastle has length 79 km and will take approximately 50 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Palmdale is in 84 km from Sydney and 76 km from Newcastle
  • Mardi is in 87 km from Sydney and 73 km from Newcastle
  • Somersby is in 72 km from Sydney and 88 km from Newcastle

Where is Sydney in relation to Newcastle?

Sydney is located 117 km south-west of Newcastle.

Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.86796, longitude 151.21005.

Newcastle has geographic coordinates: latitude -32.92729, longitude 151.78125.

Which highway goes from Sydney to Newcastle?

The route from Sydney to Newcastle follows M1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A15: 16 km
  • A1: 14 km
  • A37: 1 km
  • A38: 1 km
The distance between Sydney and Newcastle is ranked 10,391st in the ranking popularity.
Have any questions? Contact us!