There are 7 ways to get from Forster to Wollongong by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St 150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9 100
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Wollongong Station

$25 - $38

6 alternative options

Bus, train via Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd 150 / ...
  2. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Central Station 36 / ...
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Wollongong Station

$39 - $56

Train  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Taree Station to Central Station 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wollongong Station South Coast Line

$47 - $73

Bus, night bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd 150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
  3. Take the night bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Menangle Rd N30
  4. Take the bus from Menangle Rd to Wollongong Station, Station St 887

$36 - $52

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Forster to Wollongong 237.7 miles

$30 - $50

Line 150 bus to Taree, fly, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 150 bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Taree Station, Coach Bay
  2. Fly from Taree (TRO) to Sydney (SYD) TRO - SYD
  3. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station

$67 - $264

Bus to Newcastle, fly, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Sydney (SYD) NTL - SYD
  3. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station

$115 - $227

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

You can take a train from Forster to Wollongong via Taree Station, Coach Bay, Taree Station, and Central Station in around 9 h 38 min.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Taree to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
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
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Taree Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Taree Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Transdev NSW
Website
transdevnsw.com.au
Night bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Menangle Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
transdevnsw.com.au
Busabout
Website
busabout.com.au
Bus from Menangle Rd to Wollongong Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
131500.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Forster and Wollongong is 291 km. The road distance is 380 km.

The cheapest way to get from Forster to Wollongong is to bus and train which costs $30 - $50 and takes 8 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Forster to Wollongong is to drive which takes 4 h 24 min and costs $40 - $65.

No, there is no direct bus from Forster to Wollongong. However, there are services departing from Forster Coach Stop, Little St and arriving at Wollongong Station, Station St via Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd, Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M and Menangle Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to get from Forster to Wollongong, including transfers.