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There are 8 ways to get from Central Station to Hornsby by train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  50m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hornsby Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line / ...

$4 - $7

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Night bus  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the night bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Hornsby Station, Stand C N80

$3 - $5

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Bus  •  52m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Hornsby

$8 - $11

Bus via Central Station, Chalmers St  •  53m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Hornsby Station, George St 8Hu

$4 - $7

Line 501 bus, bus  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the line 501 bus from Pitt St Opp Barlow St to West Ryde Station, Ryedale Rd 501
  2. Take the bus from West Ryde Station, Ryedale Rd to Hornsby Station, George St 40T1

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  28m

  1. Take a taxi from Central Station to Hornsby 17 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  28m

  1. Drive from Central Station to Hornsby 17 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  28m

  1. Take an Uber from Central Station to Hornsby 17 miles

$50 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Central Station to Hornsby is to night bus which costs $3 - $5 and takes 1h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Central Station to Hornsby is to taxi which costs $65 - $85 and takes 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Hornsby. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Hornsby Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49m.

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The distance between Central Station and Hornsby is 22 km. The road distance is 27.3 km.

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The best way to get from Central Station to Hornsby without a car is to train which takes 50m and costs $4 - $7.

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The train from Central Station to Hornsby Station takes 49m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Central Station to Hornsby bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.

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Central Station to Hornsby train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Central Station to Hornsby is to train which takes 50m and costs $4 - $7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $11 and takes 52m.

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Map of how to get from Central Station to Hornsby.
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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 50m

What companies run services between Central Station, NSW, Australia and Hornsby, NSW, Australia?

Sydney Trains operates a train from Central Station to Hornsby every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 49m. Transport NSW also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Central Station to Hornsby once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 50m.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hornsby Station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Hornsby
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Hornsby Station, George St
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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Transport NSW
Bus from Pitt St Opp Barlow St to West Ryde Station, Ryedale Rd
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from West Ryde Station, Ryedale Rd to Hornsby Station, George St
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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 Hornsby Station, Stand C
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Hillsbus
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Central Station to Hornsby
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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uber.com
Assist
$50 - $70
UberX
$50 - $70
UberX Plus
$65 - $85
Select
$75 - $100
UberXL
$80 - $110
Taxi
$85 - $120
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV
$160 - $200
Lux
$160 - $200
Taxi from Central Station to Hornsby
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Silver Service
Phone
+61 9088 0445
Website
silver-service.com.au
13MaxiCabs
Phone
+61412093850
Website
13maxicabs.com
Legion Cabs
Phone
131451
Website
legioncabs.com.au
GM Cabs
Phone
131001
Website
gmcabs.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au
St George Cabs
Phone
312166
Website
stgeorgecabs.com.au
RSL Cabs
Phone
+61 2  9581 1111
Website
rslcabs.com.au

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Central Station to Hornsby bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Hornsby station.

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Central Station to Hornsby train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Hornsby Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Central Station to Hornsby is 27 km. It takes approximately 28m to drive from Central Station to Hornsby.

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There are 2062+ hotels available in Hornsby. Prices start at $133 AUD per night.

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