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Local Transport & Parking

Bus travel around the Port Stephens area is provided by Port Stephens coaches. Click on the route map and bus route links to see detailed information about the bus services.

For a detailed timetable including the local service of Fingal Bay, Shoal Bay, Nelson Bay, Salamander Bay, Anna Bay, Salt Ash, Raymond Terrace and Williamtown click below.

Port Stephens to Newcastle and Newcastle to Port Stephens

Soldiers Point to Newcastle and Newcastle to Soldiers Point

Nelson Bay to Raymond Terrace and Return


Coach Parking Map
Parking in Nelson Bay Map - please be aware areas of this map are ticketed parking


Nelson Bay Taxis can be contacted on 131 008. Bookings recommended.


Nelson Bay Hire Cars and Limousines is a family owned and operated company which has been servicing the Hunter Valley and Port Stephens areas for the last 14 years. You can contact Hunter Valley Limousines on (02) 49847766 or visit their website. If you are looking for car rental, Thrifty are located at Newcastle Airport, Williamtown and can be contacted on (02) 49651535. 


The following venues operate courtesy buses for their patrons:

  • Soldiers Point Bowling Club offers a service from Wednesday to Saturday. Call 49827173 to make a booking. 
  • Fingal Bay Sports and Recreation Club offers pick ups from Corlette, Nelson Bay and Shoal Bay every day. Please phone 49841244 to make a reservation.
  • Wests Nelson Bay Diggers offer coach transfers to and from the Club every Friday & Saturday nights, $2pp each way, pensioners and seniors ride free. Please phone reception 49811344 for a timetable.