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There are 7 ways to get from Canberra to Blue Mountains by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Murrays Coaches, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station Blue Mountains Line

$142 - $177

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Bus, night bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the night bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Richmond Station, East Market St N71

$69 - $93

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Bus Greyhound Australia, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Central Station Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station Blue Mountains Line

$94 - $140

Train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station Blue Mountains Line

$138 - $176

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Blue Mountains 214.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly from Canberra, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Sydney (SYD) CBR - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station

$211 - $361

Bus to Moruya, fly, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre to Coronation Dr Opp Frances St
  2. Fly from Moruya (MYA) to Sydney (SYD) MYA - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station

$283 - $446

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The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Blue Mountains is 220 km. The road distance is 343 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Blue Mountains without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $200 - $250.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Canberra to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Canberra Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra to Blue Mountains is 343 km. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from Canberra to Blue Mountains.

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Qatar Airways, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Canberra Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 291+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Canberra Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Canberra to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 137.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Canberra to Blue Mountains via Central Station and Wentworth Falls Station in around 7 h 14 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Moruya to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Central Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Murrays Coaches
Bus from Jolimont Centre to Coronation Dr Opp Frances St
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
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Murrays Coaches
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Hillsbus
Phone
(02) 9890 0000
Email
customer.service@cdcbus.com.au
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Night bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Richmond Station, East Market St
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au

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