Travelling by air

Newcastle Airport is the local airport closest to Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. Visit their website to learn more about parking options, public transport, eating, shopping and more.

Newcastle Airport is located at Williamtown and is a 30-minute drive to Newcastle CBD and a 40-minute drive to Lake Macquarie.

You can fly directly to Newcastle Airport from 13 locations including Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney and the Gold Coast.

You can also connect to the Airport from almost anywhere in Australia via Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney Airports!

To book your flights, please contact the airlines directly. This page will tell you which airlines are connected to this airport.

Airlines that operate to/from Newcastle Airport

Eastern Air Services
FlyPelican
Jetstar
Qantas
Link Airways
Virgin Australia
Bonza
Adelaide
Brisbane
Ballina/Byron Bay
Cairns*
Canberra
Cobar
Gold Coast
Lord Howe Island
Melbourne
Narrabri
Sunshine Coast
Sydney
Whitsundays Coast

* Seasonal service

2024 Australian Deaf Games coach shuttle to / from the Newcastle Airport

The 2024 Australian Deaf Games Organising Committee is pleased to confirm the Newcastle Airport is supporting the Games by providing coach shuttles from / to the airport to / from the Newcastle central business district. The details are as follows:

A. SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2024
One, (1), 57 Seat Semi Coach
Pick up at 0900hrs at Newcastle Airport from the following flights:
* Flights JQ472, VA1589, JQ483
Transfer to Newcastle King St.
Arrive at 0940hrs at the Newcastle NEX
Collect at 1230hrs at Newcastle Airport from the following flights :
* Flights VA1102, QF1598, JQ493
Transfer to Newcastle NEX King St.
Arrive at 1310hrs Newcastle NEX
Pick up at 1400hrs at Newcastle Airport from the following flight:
* Flights QF2423
Transfer to Newcastle King St.
Arrive at 1440hrs Newcastle NEX

B. SUNDAY, JANUARY 21, 2024
One, (1), 57 Seat Semi Coach
0700hrs Depart Newcastle NEX, King St
Transfer to Newcastle Airport
Arrive 0740hrs Approx. at Newcastle Airport for flights VA1590,JQ480
0830hrs Depart Newcastle NEX, King St
Transfer to Newcastle Airport
Arrive 0915hrs Approx. at Newcastle Airport for flights QF2422, VA1105,JQ492
1030hrs Depart Newcastle NEX, King St
Transfer to Newcastle Airport
Arrive 1110hrs Approx. at Newcastle Airport for flights QF1597, QF2424
1215hrs Depart Newcastle NEX
Transfer to Newcastle Airport
Arrive 1300hrs Approx. Newcastle Airport for flight VA1594

C. Please note:

  • The 2024 ADG GOC nor the Newcastle Airport have no control over arrival or departures of flights
  • Flights and coach travel times are subject to change and can be affected by outside influences
  • All parties involved in this shuttle service (including Rover Coaches) will do everything reasonable possible to ensure the coach transport times are followed
  • There will be a Games information booth in the Newcastle Airport arrival hall on 12/01/24 and 13/01/24 – interpreters will be available to answer any questions and direct you to car hire booths, taxis and to the coach transfer
  • The Newcastle Airport are wonderful supporters of the Games – on arrival you will see Games banners, rolling adverts, videos and street billboard signage all welcoming you to the Games

2024 Australian Deaf Games – Newcastle Transport information

Click here for the information.
Subject to change.