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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Additional services available ANZAC Day Monday 25 April 2022


Newcastle Transport will run additional bus, ferry and light rail services from 3:30am on Anzac Day to help Novocastrians travel to and from the dawn service at Nobbys Beach and other commemorative events on the day. A free Park and Ride bus service will also run from McDonald Jones Stadium to Queens Wharf, with services […]
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Get to Newcastle Food Month with Newcastle Transport


Get to Newcastle Food Month with Newcastle Transport Newcastle Food Month is back this April! Across April, there are events to suit everyone happening across Newcastle from $25 plate dates, degustation’s and the signature event, Le Diner en Blanc. Immerse yourself in Newcastle’s dining scene and let Newcastle Transport do the driving for you. With […]
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Getting to Newcastle Writers Festival


Newcastle Writers Festival, one of the largest literary festivals in Australia, is back from Friday 1 April to Sunday 3 April, with over 100 writers from Newcastle and across Australia. Most events will take place in the Civic precinct, so take the stress out of finding a park and use Newcastle Transport to get around. […]
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Getting to Surfest with Newcastle Transport


Newcastle Transport is the best way to get to Surfest with buses running regularly to Merewether Beach. You can use your Opal card or your credit/debit card or linked device to tap on and off. With your credit/debit card or linked device to get the same fare and travel benefits of an Adult Opal card. […]
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