S 32degrees 43.734mins
E 151degrees 15.640mins
FROM SYDNEY - to Hunter Valley Wine Country via National 1 Highway (or F3 Freeway) (2 hours from Sydney CBD).
From Sydney CBD, cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge heading North and follow signs to Newcastle and North Coast. This will lead you to Pacific Highway.
Follow the Pacific Highway until you reach the National Highway 1 Freeway entrance at Wahroonga. (From Harbour Bridge to National Highway 1 Freeway entrance approx 30 minutes depending on traffic.)
Take the National Highway 1 Freeway north towards Newcastle. Exit the Freeway at the Cessnock / Hunter Valley Vineyards sign. (Approx 1 hour or 100kms on freeway). Follow the signs to the town of Cessnock, then to the Visitors Centre which is located 5km North of Cessnock town, on Allandale Rd/Wine Country Drive.
FROM NEWCASTLE - approach Hexham, and then follow the signs to The New England Highway and Maitland (45 minutes)
When on New England Highway, exit on the Kurri Kurri Signs and drive to Hunter Valley Wine Country via the country towns of Kurri Kurri, Abermain, Neath and Cessnock.
New England Highway through Ipswich, Cunninghams Gap, Warwick, Armidale, Tamworth, Singleton; 15 kms south of Singleton, on a 4 lane section of highway (200 m passed the overhead truck monitoring station) turn right onto hermitage Road. Travel 9 kms, turn right into Mistletoe Lane & take the 2nd driveway on the right into reception.
Pacific Highway intersects New England Highway 10 km south of Raymond Terrace at Hexam. Turn right after crossing bridge over Hunter River. Stay on New England Highway approx 50 mins through Maitland, Rutherford, Lochinvar, Greta & Branxton; out of Branxton approximately 4 km turn left onto Hermitage road. Travel 9 kms, turn right into Mistletoe Lane & take the 2nd driveway on the right into reception.
Transport Options to-and-from Newcastle Airport
The information below has been provided in response to a request from Newcastle Airport, to assist you to provide the best advice to your customers:
Newcastle Airport Information Services is able to book a door-to-door shuttle service, with collection and drop-off at any time of the day, for any number of people. One-way fares to/from Newcastle CBD to/from the Airport are a flat rate of $35 for one person, and $45 for two people. Three of more people are entitled to a group discount. (Surcharges apply to early morning and late night services.) The Information Services team is more than happy to work with, and assist, your front-of-house staff to arrange transport bookings for your clients getting to-and-from the Airport. Contact the Information Services team directly on phone 02 4928 9822. Or, to book a Newcastle Airport shuttle bus directly contact Russell from Hunter Valley Day Tours on 0400 495 626.
Driving and parking
Calculate how much it will cost you to park at the Airport for an hour of for a couple of months. The Car Parking Calculator on will provide you with a quote to park in each of the car parks at the Airport. Just go to www.newcastleairport.com.au and follow the car parking links.
Newcastle Taxis service Newcastle Airport. A one-way fare between the Airport and Newcastle CBD is approximately $60.
Port Stephens Coaches runs a regular bus service from Newcastle Airport to the Newcastle CBD. Current timetables are available from www.pscoaches.com.au.
Transport to Hunter Valley Wine Country & Tuscany
1300 732 752
Rover Coaches - Wine Rover
Daily return trips from Central Station