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There are 4 ways to get from Katoomba to Canterbury by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Katoomba to Strathfield Station, Everton Rd

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Train

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Strathfield Station

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Train via Penrith

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Penrith Station
  2. Take the train from Penrith Station to Ashfield Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Katoomba to Canterbury

Katoomba to Canterbury by bus and train

The journey time between Katoomba and Canterbury is around 1h 58m and covers a distance of around 98 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14 min. Operated by Australia Wide Coaches, Sydney Trains and Transit Systems, the Katoomba to Canterbury service departs from Katoomba and arrives in Saint Mary MacKillop Reserve, Canterbury Rd. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
1h 58m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Katoomba to Canterbury is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Katoomba to Canterbury is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 1h 20m.

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The distance between Katoomba and Canterbury is 78 km. The road distance is 96.5 km.

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Canterbury without a car is to bus which takes 1h 58m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Katoomba to Canterbury, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Canterbury is to bus which takes 1h 58m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katoomba to Canterbury is 97 km. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Katoomba to Canterbury.

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  • Distance: 77.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Katoomba, NSW, Australia and Canterbury, NSW, Australia?

Australia Wide Coaches operates a bus from Katoomba to Strathfield Station, Everton Rd once daily, and the journey takes 1h 25m. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Katoomba Station to Strathfield Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 1h 47m.

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 Katoomba Station to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $11
Train from Katoomba Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$5 - $8
Opal single trip ticket
$6 - $9
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Katoomba Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
transportnsw.info
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Penrith Station to Ashfield Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Adult one-way
$4 - $9
Bus operators
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Katoomba to Strathfield Station, Everton Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au

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