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Accessing the Region

Sydney Airport - 85km (approximately 1h 20 min drive). Sydney’s Domestic and International Airports connect to the major capitals and cities around the world.
Newcastle Airport - 115km (approximately 1h 15 min drive).
Newcastle Airport services direct flights from Brisbane, Ballina, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Dubbo, Gold Coast, Melbourne and Taree.

Helicopter, seaplane and charter flight transfers are available, along with shuttle services from both airports. Bookings are recommended.

Trains depart from Central Station, Sydney or Newcastle Railway Stations approximately every half hour. The scenic rail journey, in either direction, is approximately 80 minutes. Woy Woy, Gosford, Tuggerah and Wyong are the main station hubs, with taxi services or bus connections to other areas of the Coast. For more information:

The Central Coast bus network has major interchange hubs at Gosford, Wyong, Tuggerah and Woy Woy Railway Stations.
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Head north out of Sydney on the Pacific Highway or head south from Newcastle via the Newcastle Link Rd, then onto the Pacific Motorway (M1). In approximately 45 minutes, look out for one of the three main exits:

  • A49 Central Coast Highway (Kariong to Gosford)

  • B74 Wyong/The Entrance/Yarramalong (Wyong Rd)

  • B70 Wyong/Wyee/Toukley (Sparks Rd)

Palm Beach Ferries operate daily services between Sydney (Palm Beach) and the Central Coast (Ettalong Beach and Wagstaffe).
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