Getting there & around
Rover Coaches (1800 801 012) runs a coach from Sydney daily (adult/child $40/30) with drop-offs in Cessnock and throughout the Lower Hunter Valley vineyards. It also has multiple daily services to Maitland (adult/child $9/4.50) and Newcastle (adult/child $12/6). Buses leave from the Hunter Valley Wine Country visitor centre. CityRail runs trains from Newcastle to/from Maitland ($4.40, 30 minutes).