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There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to Blue Mountains by train, bus or car

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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Train

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Train via Penrith

  1. Take the train from Canterbury Station to Penrith Station
  2. Take the train from Penrith Station to Blackheath Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Strathfield Station, Everton Rd to Katoomba

Drive

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Blue Mountains

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 1h 36m.

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The fastest way to get from Canterbury to Blue Mountains is to drive. Taking this option will cost $13 - $20 and takes 1h 36m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Blue Mountains is 78 km. The road distance is 108.2 km.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Blue Mountains without a car is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs $80 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Canterbury to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Blue Mountains is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs $80 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 38m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Blue Mountains is 108 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Canterbury to Blue Mountains.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 77.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 14m

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Central Station to Blackheath Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 2h 11m. Alternatively, Australia Wide Coaches operates a bus from Strathfield Station, Everton Rd to Katoomba once daily, and the journey takes 1h 40m.

Train operators
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 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $13
Train from Penrith Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$5 - $8
Opal single trip ticket
$7 - $10
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Canterbury Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Adult one-way
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Strathfield Station, Everton Rd to Katoomba
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au

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