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There are 7 ways to get from Geelong to Blue Mountains by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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

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Fly from Avalon, train

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD)
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geelong to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
  3. Take the bus from Blacktown Station, Stand M to Blackheath Station, Great Western Hwy

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Shuttle to Melbourne, fly, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Geelong to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD)
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
  3. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Wentworth Falls Station

Train, bus via Sydney

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Airport
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  3. Take the train from Albury Station to Central Station
  4. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Geelong to Blue Mountains
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blue Mountains is 1800 020 080.

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The social distance requirement in Blue Mountains is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Geelong to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 10h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from Geelong to Blue Mountains is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost $220 - $550 and takes 5h 1m.

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The distance between Geelong and Blue Mountains is 741 km. The road distance is 924.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geelong to Blue Mountains without a car is to train and bus which takes 15h 23m and costs $180 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Geelong to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Geelong to Blue Mountains is to bus which takes 16h 38m and costs $150 - $190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $210 - $430 and takes 17h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Avalon Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geelong to Blue Mountains is 925 km. It takes approximately 10h 18m to drive from Geelong to Blue Mountains.

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Jetstar offers flights from Avalon Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 276+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Geelong to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 741.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

You can take a bus from Geelong to Blue Mountains via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Melbourne, Parramatta, Parramatta Station, Stand B4, Blacktown Station, Stand D, Blacktown Station, Stand M, and Blackheath Station, Great Western Hwy in around 16h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geelong to Blue Mountains via Southern Cross, Albury Station, Central Station, and Wentworth Falls Station in around 17h 54m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney via Merimbula
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
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 Wentworth Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $12
Train from Parramatta Station to Wentworth Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$6 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$7 - $10
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
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Geelong to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$12 - $16
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$35 - $50
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Albury Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Website
XPT
Economy
$55 - $75
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$180 - $210
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Shuttle from Geelong to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Geelong to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$11 - $15
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 Blacktown Station, Stand M to Blackheath Station, Great Western Hwy
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney Airport
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $190
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$160 - $250

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The best way to get from Geelong to Avalon Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $40 - $50.

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