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There are 6 ways to get from Cootamundra to Blue Mountains by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2 to Bathurst Station, Coach Stop 793
  2. Take the bus from Bathurst Station, Coach Stop to Mount Victoria Station, Coach Stop 6Bm

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Bus, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2 to Bathurst Station, Coach Stop 793
  2. Take the train from Bathurst Station to Mount Victoria Station Bmt

Train  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Cootamundra Station to Central Station 624
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station Bmt

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Cootamundra to Blue Mountains 317.4 km

Bus to Canberra, fly, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5 to West Row After London Cct
  2. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Sydney (SYD) CBR - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Bus to Orange, fly, train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2 to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1
  2. Fly from Orange (OAG) to Sydney (SYD) OAG - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

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The cheapest way to get from Cootamundra to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Cootamundra to Blue Mountains is to drive. Taking this option will cost $35 - $60 and takes 3h 58m.

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The distance between Cootamundra and Blue Mountains is 245 km. The road distance is 317.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cootamundra to Blue Mountains without a car is to bus which takes 6h 50m and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Cootamundra to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cootamundra to Blue Mountains is to bus which takes 6h 50m and costs $90 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $280 and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Canberra Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cootamundra to Blue Mountains is 317 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Cootamundra to Blue Mountains.

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Regional Express, Qantas and FlyPelican offer flights from Canberra Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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  • Distance: 245.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 50m

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

You can take a bus from Cootamundra to Blue Mountains via Bathurst Station, Coach Stop and Mount Victoria Station, Coach Stop in around 6h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cootamundra to Blue Mountains via Central Station and Blackheath Station in around 8h 10m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Flights from Orange to Sydney
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from Orange to Sydney
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $350
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Sydney via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $340
Train operators
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Bathurst Station to Mount Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
transportnsw.info
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Cootamundra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Website
XPT
Economy
$40 - $55
First
$60 - $80
Sleeper
$150 - $180
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 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $13
Bus operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2 to Bathurst Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5 to West Row After London Cct
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2 to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
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
Bus from Bathurst Station, Coach Stop to Mount Victoria Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Transport NSW

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