How to get to the Hunter Valley
Getting to the Hunter Valley wine region is easy and there are multiple option available.
The Hunter Valley is approximately 160kms from Sydney and only 60kms from Newcastle.
The most Direct route is the A1/ Pacific Highway to Hornsby from Sydney’s CBD. Turn left onto the F3 Freeway and head north towards Newcastle. Take the Freemans Drive/ B82 exit, continue onwards towards Cessnock then follow signs to the Hunter Valley vineyards.
For a scenic route via the F3 Freeway, take the Peats Ridge/ T33 exit at Calga Interchange. This route will see you drive through beautiful mountain passageways via the Wollombi township.
Tour operators based in Sydney offer day trips to the Hunter Valley and will pick you up from your hotel and return you at the end of the day.
Take the Central Coast and Newcastle train from Central Station, you can opt to alight at Newcastle, Maitland or Morrisett. Buses can then be taken to the hunter Valley from these stations. For detailed information go to www.transportnsw.info
From Newcastle’s CBD, take the A15 and continue onto the Hunter Expressway/M15. Exit onto Lovedale Rd, then turn right onto Wine County Drive. Then just follow the signs to Polkolbin.
Rover Coaches operates a transfer service from Morrisett train station to the Hunter Valley. See their website for up-to-date transport options.
Tour operators based in Newcastle will also pick you up and drop you off.