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

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  1. Take the bus from Katoomba to Lithgow

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Train

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Lithgow Station

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Katoomba to Lithgow

Drive

  1. Drive from Katoomba to Lithgow
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The cost-effective way to get from Katoomba to Lithgow is to drive, which costs $4 - $7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Katoomba to Lithgow is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Katoomba and arriving at Lithgow. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Katoomba Station station and arriving at Lithgow Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Katoomba and Lithgow is 30 km. The road distance is 37 km.

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Lithgow without a car is to bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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The bus from Katoomba to Lithgow takes 35 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Katoomba to Lithgow bus services, operated by Australia Wide Coaches, depart from Katoomba station.

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Katoomba to Lithgow train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Katoomba Station.

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Lithgow is to bus which takes 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $5 - $21 and takes 49 min.

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  • Distance: 29.6 km
  • Duration: 35 min

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

Australia Wide Coaches operates a bus from Katoomba to Lithgow once daily, and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Katoomba Station to Lithgow Station hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 49 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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).

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Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Katoomba Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$5 - $7
Opal single trip ticket
$6 - $9
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Katoomba Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
transportnsw.info
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Katoomba Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$14 - $21
First Class
$19 - $29
Bus operators
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Katoomba to Lithgow
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Katoomba to Lithgow
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Katoomba Taxis
Phone
+61 2 4782 1311
Website
katoombataxis.com.au

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Katoomba to Lithgow bus services, operated by Australia Wide Coaches, arrive at Lithgow station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Katoomba to Lithgow is 37 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Katoomba to Lithgow.

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