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There are 3 ways to get from Chatswood to Wollongong by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Chatswood Station to Central Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wollongong Station South Coast Line

$8 - $14

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Line 343 bus, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 343 bus from The Concourse, Victoria Av to Central Station, Elizabeth St, Stand E 343
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Western Concourse to Wollongong Station, Station St 20Sc / ...

$8 - $13

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Chatswood to Wollongong 56.9 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Chatswood to Wollongong is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chatswood to Wollongong is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatswood to Wollongong station. However, there are services departing from The Concourse, Victoria Av and arriving at Wollongong Station, Station St via Central Station, Western Concourse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatswood station to Wollongong station. However, there are services departing from Chatswood Station and arriving at Wollongong Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Chatswood and Wollongong is 75 km. The road distance is 91 km.

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The best way to get from Chatswood to Wollongong without a car is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs $11 - $20.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Chatswood to Wollongong, including transfers.

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Chatswood to Wollongong bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from The Concourse, Victoria Av station.

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Chatswood to Wollongong train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Chatswood Station.

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The best way to get from Chatswood to Wollongong is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs $11 - $20. Alternatively, you can line 343 bus and bus, which costs $11 - $19 and takes 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Chatswood to Wollongong.
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  • Distance: 46.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

What companies run services between Chatswood, NSW, Australia and Wollongong, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Chatswood to Wollongong via Central Station in around 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatswood to Wollongong via Central Station, Elizabeth St, Stand E and Central Station, Western Concourse in around 3 h.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Chatswood Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Train from Central Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from The Concourse, Victoria Av to Central Station, Elizabeth St, Stand E
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Central Station, Western Concourse to Wollongong Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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Chatswood to Wollongong bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Wollongong Station, Station St.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatswood to Wollongong is 91 km. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Chatswood to Wollongong.

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