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There are 8 ways to get from Helensvale to Blue Mountains by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Gold Coast to Sydney, train

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD)
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

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Train to Brisbane, fly to Sydney, train

  1. Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Sydney (SYD)
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Fly Gold Coast to Newcastle, train

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Newcastle (NTL)
  2. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Strathfield Station
  3. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Wentworth Falls Station

Train to Brisbane, fly to Newcastle, train

  1. Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Newcastle (NTL)
  3. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Strathfield Station
  4. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Wentworth Falls Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to Roma Street station, platform 7
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Strathfield Station
  3. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Wentworth Falls Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Southport to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 4 to Penrith Station, Stand F
  3. Take the bus from Penrith Station, Stand E to Blackheath Station, Great Western Hwy

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Southport to Hornsby
  2. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Helensvale 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 cheapest way to get from Helensvale to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 10h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Helensvale to Blue Mountains is to fly and train which costs $130 - $500 and takes 7h.

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The distance between Helensvale and Blue Mountains is 691 km. The road distance is 919.9 km.

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The best way to get from Helensvale to Blue Mountains without a car is to train which takes 18h 46m and costs $210 - $300.

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It takes approximately 7h to get from Helensvale to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Helensvale to Blue Mountains is to train which takes 18h 46m and costs $210 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $360 and takes 20h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Gold Coast Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Blue Mountains is 1h ahead of Helensvale. It is currently 7:49 PM in Helensvale and 8:49 PM in Blue Mountains.

Yes, the driving distance between Helensvale to Blue Mountains is 920 km. It takes approximately 10h 13m to drive from Helensvale to Blue Mountains.

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Regional Express, Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Sydney Airport.

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Map of how to get from Helensvale to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 691.2 km
  • Duration: 7h

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

You can take a train from Helensvale to Blue Mountains via Brisbane, Strathfield Station, and Wentworth Falls Station in around 18h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helensvale to Blue Mountains via Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre, Southport, Sydney, Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 4, Penrith Station, Stand E, and Blackheath Station, Great Western Hwy in around 20h 18m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
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 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
Train from Hamilton Station to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$8 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$10 - $14
Train from Strathfield Station to Wentworth Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$6 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $11
Train from Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $11
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $31
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to Roma Street station, platform 7
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
TRANSLink QLD
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
14h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$90 - $140
First Class
$130 - $190
Bus operators
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 Southport to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$160 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Southport to Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Southport to Hornsby
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service
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 Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 4 to Penrith Station, Stand F
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Transport NSW
Bus from Penrith Station, Stand E to Blackheath Station, Great Western Hwy
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Transport NSW

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