6 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

6 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

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6 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
train:  11​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Newcastle
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 1 night
End: Sydney

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Circular Quay as well as Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder .

Melbourne to Sydney is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 17°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Nightlife
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Step out of Newcastle to go to Sydney and see Sydney Fish Market, which is approximately 2h 15 min away. There's more to do: stroll around Speers Point Park.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Newcastle trip builder tool .

Getting from Sydney to Newcastle by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Speers Point Park, Sydney Fish Market
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Speers Point Park ©
Speers Point Park
Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market

1
night
Sydney

Sydney
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, stroll through Bondi Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden of Friendship, and finally don't miss a visit to Queen Victoria Building.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney holiday maker app .

Traveling by car from Newcastle to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Chinese Garden of Friendship ©
Chinese Garden of Friendship

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