Location and Parking


How To Get Here


By Road - If approaching from the south, the F3 freeway from Sydney will have you arriving in Newcastle in just 2 hours. The Theatre is right in the centre of Newcastle city.

By Air - Newcastle Airport (Williamtown) is the major regional airport and is located 30 minutes from Newcastle city centre. Many direct flights are available on a daily basis from Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

By Rail - Newcastle is part of the Transport NSW Network. There are frequent return services daily from the Central Coast and Sydney to Hamilton & the Wickham Interchange with connecting Light Rail into Newcastle city.

By Light Rail - The best light rail station for Civic Theatre is called Civic.

By Bus - The closest bus stops are on King Street, near the corner of Auckland St.

By Taxi - Two local taxi companies are Newcastle Taxis (131 008) and Newcastle Hire Cars (02 4960 1800)

Parking - There are a number of parking options surrounding Civic Theatre Newcastle. The most convenient being:

  • Civic West Parking Station, located at Gibson Street and a 5 minute walk to the theatre. Open 24 hours 7 days a week, Parking fees apply (02 4357 9997).
  • Wharf Road Car Park, Newcastle, located near the Crown Plaza Hotel with Entry via Centenary or Wharf Roads. Parking fees apply (1800 727 5464).
  • Wright Lane Car Park, located near Newcastle Museum and a 5 minute walk to the theatre. Parking fees apply.
  • Civic Car Park, located behind City Library with entry via Darby Street and a 5 minute walk to the theatre. Open 24 hours 7 days a week. Parking fees apply.
  • On street parking and metered parking surrounding the Civic Theatre includes King Street & Auckland Street. Please see street signs.