There are 6 ways to get from Central Station to Thornleigh by train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  54 min

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

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to The Esplanade Opp Thornleigh Station N80

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from QVB, York St, Stand C to Castle Hill Interchange, Old Castle Hill Rd, Stand B M61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Castle Hill Interchange, Old Castle Hill Rd, Stand B to Pennant Hills Rd At Terra St M60

$4

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Central Station to Thornleigh 18.3 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Central Station to Thornleigh 18.3 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Central Station to Thornleigh 18.3 miles

$40 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Central Station to Thornleigh is to night bus which costs $3 - $5 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Central Station to Thornleigh is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M station and arriving at The Esplanade Opp Thornleigh Station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Thornleigh Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Central Station and Thornleigh is 21 km. The road distance is 29.2 km.

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The best way to get from Central Station to Thornleigh without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs $4 - $6.

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The train from Central Station to Thornleigh Station takes 51 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Central Station to Thornleigh bus services, operated by Hillsbus, depart from QVB, York St, Stand C station.

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

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The best way to get from Central Station to Thornleigh is to train which takes 54 min and costs $4 - $6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 - $6 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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Central Station to Thornleigh bus services, operated by Hillsbus, arrive at Pennant Hills Rd At Terra St station.

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

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Map of how to get from Central Station to Thornleigh.
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  • Distance: 13.2 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from Central Station to Thornleigh every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Central Station to Thornleigh via QVB, York St, Stand C and Castle Hill Interchange, Old Castle Hill Rd, Stand B in around 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Hillsbus
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from QVB, York St, Stand C to Castle Hill Interchange, Old Castle Hill Rd, Stand B
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Bus from Castle Hill Interchange, Old Castle Hill Rd, Stand B to Pennant Hills Rd At Terra St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Night bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to The Esplanade Opp Thornleigh Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Central Station to Thornleigh
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
Select
$60 - $80
UberXL
$60 - $80
Taxi
$65 - $90
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Lux
$120 - $160
Taxi from Central Station to Thornleigh
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Silver Service
Phone
+61 13 31 00
Website
silverservice.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
+61 13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au

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