Port Stephens Coaches (02 4982 2940) runs to and from the airport almost hourly, with reduced trips at the weekend. Otherwise, call a cab (13 33 00). All travel on the blue and white buses around the city centre is free. Newcastle Buses & Ferries (13 15 00) offers a late-night bus service around Newcastle and across to Stockton. The Stockton Ferry departs Queens Wharf every half hour from 5.15am.