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There are 3 ways to get from Katoomba to Port Stephens by train, bus or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Strathfield Station
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Hamilton Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Katoomba to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Karuah

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Newcastle (NTL)

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The cheapest way to get from Katoomba to Port Stephens is to train which costs $15 - $21 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Katoomba to Port Stephens is to train and fly which costs $120 - $350 and takes 4h 59m.

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The distance between Katoomba and Port Stephens is 195 km.

The best way to get from Katoomba to Port Stephens without a car is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs $15 - $21.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Katoomba to Port Stephens, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Port Stephens is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs $15 - $21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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FlyPelican offers flights from Sydney Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Port Stephens. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Katoomba to Port Stephens.
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  • Distance: 194.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Katoomba, NSW, Australia and Port Stephens, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Katoomba to Port Stephens via Strathfield Station and Hamilton Station in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Katoomba to Port Stephens via Sydney and Karuah in around 6h 44m.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $260
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 Strathfield Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$8 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$10 - $14
Train from Katoomba Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $12
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Katoomba Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus operators
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Katoomba to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Karuah
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Premier Motor Service

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