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There are 3 ways to get from Katoomba to Blue Mountains by bus, taxi or car

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Line 698 bus  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the line 698 bus from Katoomba St before Bathurst Rd to Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Govetts Leap Rd 698

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Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Katoomba to Blue Mountains 40 km

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Katoomba to Blue Mountains 40 km

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The most affordable way to get from Katoomba to Blue Mountains is to drive, which costs $5 - $8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Katoomba to Blue Mountains is to taxi which costs $100 - $120 and takes 36 min.

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The distance between Katoomba and Blue Mountains is 15 km. The road distance is 40 km.

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Blue Mountains without a car is to line 698 bus which takes 1h 13m and costs $75 - $100.

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It takes approximately 1h 13m to get from Katoomba to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katoomba to Blue Mountains is 40 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Katoomba to Blue Mountains.

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  • Distance: 14.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 13m

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

Blue Mountains Transit operates a bus from Katoomba St before Bathurst Rd to Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Govetts Leap Rd every 2 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 44 min.

Bus operators
Blue Mountains Transit
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Katoomba St before Bathurst Rd to Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Govetts Leap Rd
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Blue Mountains Transit
Other operators
Taxi from Katoomba to Blue Mountains
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Katoomba Taxis
Phone
+61 2 4782 1311
Website
katoombataxis.com.au

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