There are 6 ways to get from Katoomba to Canberra by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus Murrays Coaches  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Strathfield Station Blue Mountains Line
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$40 - $62

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Train, bus Greyhound Australia  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Wentworth Falls Station to Central Station Blue Mountains Line
  2. Take the bus from Sydney Central Station to Canberra Gx233 / ...

$33 - $61

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Train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Strathfield Station Blue Mountains Line
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...

$39 - $62

Night bus, bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the night bus from Penrith Station, Stand D to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J N70
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$36 - $56

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Katoomba to Canberra 208.1 miles

$29 - $45

Train, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Strathfield Station
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Central Station
  3. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR

$112 - $249

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Katoomba to Canberra. However, there are services departing from Katoomba St Af Waratah St and arriving at Canberra via Springwood Station, Macquarie Rd, Penrith Station, Stand D and Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Katoomba station to Canberra station. However, there are services departing from Katoomba Station and arriving at Canberra Station via Strathfield Station and Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

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The distance between Katoomba and Canberra is 205 km. The road distance is 332.9 km.

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Canberra without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Katoomba to Canberra, including transfers.

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Katoomba to Canberra bus services, operated by Hillsbus, arrive at Penrith Station, Stand D.

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Katoomba to Canberra train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Katoomba Station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Katoomba to Canberra bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, arrive at Canberra station.

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Katoomba to Canberra train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Canberra Station.

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Map of how to get from Katoomba to Canberra.
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  • Distance: 127.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Katoomba, NSW, Australia and Canberra, ACT, Australia?

You can take a train from Katoomba to Canberra via Strathfield Station and Central Station in around 7 h 19 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Katoomba Station to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Wentworth Falls Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Strathfield Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Murrays Coaches
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney Central Station to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Hillsbus
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Night bus from Penrith Station, Stand D to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Katoomba to Canberra is 333 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Katoomba to Canberra.

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Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Canberra Airport.

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