The area is well serviced when it comes to travelling to and from the Shire. There is easy movement around Muswellbrook area with train, bus and taxi services.
Muswellbrook is situated on the New England Highway, which is is the major inland route linking Sydney and Brisbane. Denman and Sandy Hollow are situated on the Golden Highway, which links Dubbo with the busy port of Newcastle. Nearly all general freight is moved along the New England Highway form Muswellbrook to the Power Stations and on the Coal Loader in the port of Newcastle.
Regular rail passenger services connect Muswellbrook with Newcastle, Sydney and Brisbane.
Rail access for bulk coal is of an extremely high standard. Consideration is being given to the establishment of an inter-model rail terminal on Macquarie Generation land near the power stations.