There are 4 ways to get from Central Station to Wollongong by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Wollongong Station South Coast Line

$7 - $12

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Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Western Concourse to Wollongong Station, Station St 20Sc / ...

$7 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Central Station to Wollongong 49.2 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Central Station to Wollongong 49.2 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Central Station to Wollongong is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Central Station to Wollongong is to taxi which costs $230 - $290 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Central Station, Western Concourse station and arriving at Wollongong Station, Station St station. Services depart three times a day, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Wollongong Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Central Station and Wollongong is 67 km. The road distance is 78.7 km.

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The best way to get from Central Station to Wollongong without a car is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs $10 - $16.

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The train from Central Station to Wollongong Station takes 1 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Central Station to Wollongong bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station, Western Concourse.

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Central Station to Wollongong train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Central Station to Wollongong is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs $10 - $16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $9 - $20 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Central Station to Wollongong.
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  • Distance: 41.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Central Station to Wollongong hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Central Station to Wollongong every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Western Concourse to Wollongong Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Central Station to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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