Getting to Campus - Lake Macquarie
Avondale's Lake Macquarie campus is accessible by car, bus and train. The closest airport is Newcastle Airport, located at Williamtown, a 50 minute drive north of the campus.
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Lake Macquarie Campus
582 Freemans Drive
If you are using a GPS, use 582 Central Road, Cooranbong.
There are a number of bus routes to the Lake Macquarie campus. Current routes and timetables are available from the Transport NSW website
The closest train station to the Lake Macquarie campus is Morisset. This station is situated south-east of the campus and is approximately 10 minutes by car and 15 minutes by bus. Trains to Newcastle and Sydney can be boarded at this station. Bus connections run between Morisset station and Avondale Shopping Village, the Village a one kilometre walk from campus entrance. For timetable information visit the SydneyTrains website
Avondale pick-up service
You can arrange for an Avondale bus, run by Student Services, to bring you to Avondale from Morisset train station. Contact the Student Services Office on +61 2 4980 2148 at least 24-hours in advance to organise a transfer.
Newcastle Airport is located 50 minutes from the Lake Macquarie campus. Port Stephens Coaches operates a public bus service from Newcastle Airport to Newcastle train station up to 11 times a day. For further information and timetables, visit the Port Stephens Coaches website
Trains run regularly between Newcastle and Morisset train station. For timetable information visit the SydneyTrains website
Sydney Airport is located 100 minutes from the Lake Macquarie campus. Trains run regularly between Sydney Airport and Morisset train station. For timetable information, visit the AirportLink website
and the CityRail website
or call 131 500.
International students are entitled to one complimentary trip to and from the airport per year. For more information or to organise your transfer, please contact Student Services on:
Phone: +61 2 4980 2148
If you are using a taxi to come to the Lake Macquarie campus you will need to tell the driver to take you to Avondale College of Higher Education, off Central Road, Cooranbong. For information on local taxi companies, visit the TaxisNSW website