Getting to Lake Mac Living Smart Festival 2023


Lake Mac Living Smart Festival  Held on the traditional lands of the Awabakal People, the Living Smart Festival is one of Australia’s largest community sustainability events. The festival will run for two days, with the Living Smart Festival on Saturday 16 September and the Lake Mac Living Together Festival on Sunday 17 September. Getting to […]
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Additional services for ANZAC Day


Newcastle Transport will run additional bus, ferry and light rail services on ANZAC Day to help Novocastrians travel to and from the dawn service at Nobbys Beach and other commemorative events on the day. From 3.30am, light rail services will run every 7.5 minutes and ferry services will operate every 20 minutes. There will be […]
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Getting to the Newcastle Writers Festival


Newcastle Writers Festival, one of the largest literary festivals in Australia is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The festival runs from Friday 31 March to Sunday 2 April, with over 100 writers from Newcastle and across Australia featured in the program. Most events will take place in the Civic precinct, so take the stress out of […]
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Getting to the Newcastle Show with Newcastle Transport


Heading to the Newcastle Show on 3-5 March? Newcastle Transport buses, ferry and light rail can get you there. Save time finding a parking and have more time to enjoy the festivities and events by using public transport. Check out your travel options below or plan your trip using your favourite transport app. Bus If […]
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Additional ferry services for Stockton Triathlon


Additional ferry services Sunday 5 February 2023 – Stockton Triathlon If you’re competing in or spectating at the Island Triathlon in Stockton this weekend, Newcastle Transport is the best way to get there! Additional ferry services will operate from 5:15am on Sunday morning to transport event participants  and spectators across the harbour to get themselves […]
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Getting to Newcastle’s New Year’s Eve celebrations


Get together your family and friends and head into Newcastle’s foreshore this New Year’s Eve to ring in 2023! Brought to you by the City of Newcastle, a combined fireworks and air show extravaganza will light up Newcastle’s skyline. The main event will feature jaw-dropping aerobatic fly overs courtesy of Paul Bennett Airshows, commencing from […]
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Changes to mask mandate on public transport


From Wednesday, 21 September masks are no longer mandatory on public transport. NSW Health strongly recommends that people, including those using public transport, wear a mask where they cannot physically distance from others. The use of masks and other measures remain important to protect against COVID-19. Find out more COVID-19 travel advice and information at 
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Getting to the Newkulele Festival 2022


Getting to the Newkulele Festival The 5th Newkulele Festival is on from 8th – 11th September 2022, celebrating the world’s happiest musical instrument. The pre-festival concert on Thursday 8th September at Carrington Bowling Club will kick things off. The festival and concert on the evening of Friday 9th and Saturday 10th and free daytime sessions […]
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Don’t miss Fairies on the Ferry this school holidays


We’re excited to be bringing back Fairies on the Ferry this school holidays! ⛴️ The Newcastle Transport fairies will be at Stockton Wharf for FREE face painting between 10am and 1pm on the following dates: – Wednesday 6th July – Thursday 7th July – Wednesday 13th July – Thursday 14th July Come along, enjoy a […]
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Newcastle Transport Travel Experience Day


Newcastle Transport Travel Experience Day is designed to help customers become more familiar with public transport. You can practice getting on and off our accessible trams, buses and ferry in a static situation, and have a chat to our customer service officers who will be there to assist you. The event helps people of all […]
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