Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Newcastle (from: Sydney)

The average price to go to Newcastle from Sydney airport is $ 1812 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 1485 (in november) and $ 2392 (in december), which is a saving of $ 327 or a surplus of $ 581 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $1446 to $1499 and it is generally more economical to leave on a monday and return on a monday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Newcastle before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Sydney-Newcastle plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 20205 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Newcastle from Sydney and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in november, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 1485, saving $ 327 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1812). Conversely, december will be the most expensive ($ 2392).

Flight Sydney-Newcastle: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 1742 $ 2229 high price
February$ 1318 $ 1569 good price
March$ 1243 $ 1487 good price
April$ 1517 $ 1907 fair price
May$ 1317 $ 1526 good price
June$ 1376 $ 1676 good price
July$ 1714 $ 2081 fair price
August$ 1515 $ 1793 fair price
September$ 1593 $ 1965 fair price
October$ 1389 $ 1624 good price
November$ 1255 $ 1485 very good price
December$ 1921 $ 2392 very high price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Sydney to Newcastle

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Sydney to Newcastle range from $1017 to $2462. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $1017 to $1071), 1% at the maximum price (from $2409 to $2462). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $1499 to $1553 (6% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Sydney->Newcastle flight

There are 21 companies that serve Sydney from Newcastle airport: British Airways, Emirates, China Southern, Etihad Airways, China Eastern, Malaysia Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Japan Airlines, Scoot, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Air China, KLM, China Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Jetstar and Airasia X.

Data analysis:

Of the 20205 flights analyzed in previous years, British Airways was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (19% of the time) on the Sydney->Newcastle route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Sydney-Newcastle flights departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday as your departure date, you can save an average of $101. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $121.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Newcastle to Sydney departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday for your return date, you will save an average of $106. Conversely, departing from Newcastle on a saturday may cost you an additional $167.


Top prices Sydney-Newcastle

Round tripDatesPrice
Sydney → Newcastle05-07 to 31-07-2024$ 1224 
Sydney → Newcastle01-08 to 16-08-2024$ 1082 
Sydney → Newcastle02-08 to 16-08-2024$ 1081 
Sydney → Newcastle13-08 to 27-08-2024$ 1005 
Sydney → Newcastle19-08 to 28-08-2024$ 1221 
Sydney → Newcastle09-09 to 22-09-2024$ 1218 
Sydney → Newcastle08-10 to 28-10-2024$ 1215 
Sydney → Newcastle01-11 to 11-11-2024$ 1221 
Sydney → Newcastle14-11 to 18-11-2024$ 1061 
Sydney → Newcastle22-11 to 30-11-2024$ 1061 


When to book your flight Sydney - Newcastle to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 8 to 9 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 0 to 1 month in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Sydney-Newcastle flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a tuesday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Sydney to Newcastle, it is recommended to buy it 8 to 9 months before departure (it is then on average 1586 $, which is a saving of 226 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (203 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Sydney to Newcastle flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 1998 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 2050), 5 to 6 months ($ 2039)

February

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1435 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 1557), 2 to 3 months ($ 1472)

March

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1344 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1395), 3 to 4 months ($ 1443), 4 to 5 months ($ 1434), 6 to 7 months ($ 1379)

April

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 1568 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 1766), 4 to 5 months ($ 1878), 6 to 7 months ($ 1677), 7 to 8 months ($ 1599)

May

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1330 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 1373), 5 to 6 months ($ 1471), 8 to 9 months ($ 1382), 10 to 11 months ($ 1437)

June

Best time: 10 to 11 months before departure (average price: 1436 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1569), 3 to 4 months ($ 1608), 5 to 6 months ($ 1625), 6 to 7 months ($ 1528), 7 to 8 months ($ 1617)

July

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 1726 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1965), 3 to 4 months ($ 2079), 5 to 6 months ($ 1946), 6 to 7 months ($ 1927), 7 to 8 months ($ 1818), 8 to 9 months ($ 1857), 10 to 11 months ($ 1863)

August

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 1493 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1700), 3 to 4 months ($ 1712), 4 to 5 months ($ 1687), 5 to 6 months ($ 1786), 6 to 7 months ($ 1564), 7 to 8 months ($ 1548), 10 to 11 months ($ 1670)

September

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 1533 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1757), 3 to 4 months ($ 1868), 4 to 5 months ($ 1778), 5 to 6 months ($ 1641), 6 to 7 months ($ 1881), 8 to 9 months ($ 1606)

October

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1432 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1527), 3 to 4 months ($ 1452), 4 to 5 months ($ 1577), 5 to 6 months ($ 1458), 8 to 9 months ($ 1467)

November

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 1210 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1382), 3 to 4 months ($ 1273), 4 to 5 months ($ 1320), 5 to 6 months ($ 1401), 6 to 7 months ($ 1231), 7 to 8 months ($ 1379), 9 to 10 months ($ 1304), 10 to 11 months ($ 1399)

December

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 1914 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 1995), 4 to 5 months ($ 2098), 5 to 6 months ($ 2108), 6 to 7 months ($ 2000), 7 to 8 months ($ 1919), 8 to 9 months ($ 1963), 10 to 11 months ($ 2086), 11 to 12 months ($ 2106)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, tuesday is the day when plane tickets for Sydney->Newcastle are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a tuesday, you will save $39. Conversely, by buying it on a saturday, you may end up paying $54 more.



Sydney to Newcastle: flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
July 2024$ 1655
$1224 to $3176
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August 2024$ 1342
$1005 to $1817
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September 2024$ 1542
$1218 to $2188
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October 2024$ 1221
$1215 to $1225
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November 2024$ 1115
$1061 to $1221
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December 2024$ 1565
$1355 to $2166
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January 2025$ 1660
$1351 to $1796
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February 2025$ 1243
$1242 to $1243
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April 2025$ 1484
$1460 to $1508
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May 2025$ 1303
$1254 to $1352
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, july, august, september, october, november, december, january, february, april and may are cheaper to travel to Newcastle. So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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