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There are 5 ways to get from Bowral to Blue Mountains by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train

  1. Take the train from Bowral Station to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Cheapest option

Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Bowral Station, Coach Bay to Picton Shire Hall and Library Menangle Rd
  2. Take the bus from John St before Argyle St to Marsh Rd before Warradale Rd
  3. Drive from Marsh Rd before Warradale Rd to Blue Mountains

3 alternative options

Train via Campbelltown

  1. Take the train from Bowral Station to Campbelltown Station
  2. Take the train from Blacktown Station to Blackheath Station

Train, line 872 bus

  1. Take the train from Bowral Station to Macarthur Station
  2. Take the line 872 bus from Macarthur Square Shopping Centre to Liverpool Station, Stand A
  3. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Bowral to Blue Mountains
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The cheapest way to get from Bowral to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Bowral to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2h 13m.

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It is 99 km from Bowral to Blue Mountains. It is approximately 171.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Bowral to Blue Mountains without a car is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Bowral to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bowral to Blue Mountains is 172 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Bowral to Blue Mountains.

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There are 124+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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  • Distance: 99.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Bowral, NSW, Australia and Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Bowral to Blue Mountains via Central Station and Blackheath Station in around 4h 38m.

Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Bowral Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$21 - $35
First Class
$29 - $45
Train from Bowral Station to Campbelltown Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$17 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Bowral Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Bowral Station to Campbelltown Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Bowral Station to Macarthur Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
transportnsw.info
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $13
Train from Blacktown Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$6 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $11
Train from Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Berrima Buslines
Phone
02 9747 7000
Email
info@buslinesgroup.com.au
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Bowral Station, Coach Bay to Picton Shire Hall and Library Menangle Rd
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Berrima Buslines
Busabout
Phone
(02) 4631 4200
Email
customerservice@busabout.com.au
Website
busabout.com.au
Bus from John St before Argyle St to Marsh Rd before Warradale Rd
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Busabout
Interline Bus Services
Phone
9765 7222
Email
enquiries@interlinebus.com.au
Website
interlinebus.com.au
Bus from Macarthur Square Shopping Centre to Liverpool Station, Stand A
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
interlinebus.com.au

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