Car and Truck Hire in Newcastle

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Newcastle Car Rental & Nearby Locations

Newcastle Car Rental & Nearby Locations
4 Car Rental Locations Found
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Newcastle Car Rental & Nearby Locations

Newcastle Car Rental & Nearby Locations
4 Car Rental Locations Found
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Car Hire Newcastle

The port city of Newcastle is a two-hour drive north of Sydney, and is Australia’s second-oldest city. It could be overlooked as a tourist destination, but it certainly shouldn't be. Newcastle has a lot to offer visitors, from great beaches and surf, to funky cafes and restaurants, bustling markets, and a thriving arts and culture scene.

Avis has car rental locations in Newcastle city centre on Clyde Street and at Newcasle Airport located in Williamtown. Renting a car from us is one of the easiest and most convenient ways of getting around Newcastle and the surrounding area, whether you’re visiting for the weekend or enjoying a longer holiday.

Newcastle Weather

Newcastle has a warm subtropical climate, with humid summers and mild winters. Average temperatures range from 18 – 26 °C in the summer, and 8 – 20°C in the winter. The temperature never drops below freezing, although strong winds can make temperatures seem colder in the winter.

Newcastle gets quite a lot of rain and storms in the winter months. It’s common for heavy rain to set in for a few days.

Fuel Locations in Newcastle

There are plenty of petrol stations around Newcastle city and the surrounding area, so it’s convenient to fill up your rental vehicle before you return it to Budget. The closest service stations to our city location on Clyde Street are the Caltex Islington on Maitland Road and Denney Street Density Station. If you’re driving to the airport, there’s a Metro service station on the turnoff to the airport on Williamtown Drive.

Distances to Newcastle Attractions

If you’re renting a car to explore Newcastle, it’s useful to know distances to some of the area’s attractions. The following driving distances are measured from our Newcastle City rental location.

  • Newcastle Museum 4.5km
  • Fort Scratchley 6.5km
  • Newcastle Memorial Walk 6km
  • Blackbutt Nature Reserve 6km
  • Merewether Beach 6km
  • Nobby's Lighthouse 7km
  • Hunter Wetlands Centre 8km
  • Myall Lakes National Park 109km


What is Newcastle Australia known for?

Newcastle is the largest coal exporting harbour in the world, and is Australia’s second-oldest city after Sydney. It’s known for its surf beaches, cafes it's close location to the Hunter Valley - one of Australia’s most famous wine-producing regions.

How far is Newcastle NSW from Sydney?

Newcastle is about 165km north of Sydney, a trip that takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes to drive.