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There are 6 ways to get from Katoomba to Westmead by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Westmead Station Bmt

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Train via Blacktown Station  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Blacktown Station Bmt

Train, line 711 bus  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Blacktown Station Bmt
  2. Take the line 711 bus from Blacktown Station, Stand K to Westmead Hospital, North West Twy 661 / ...

Bus, line 525 bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Katoomba to Strathfield Station, Everton Rd
  2. Take the line 525 bus from Strathfield Station, Everton Rd, Stand B to Parramatta Station, Stand B3 525

Taxi  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Katoomba to Westmead 79.1 km

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Katoomba to Westmead 79.1 km

Katoomba to Westmead by train

32 Weekly Trains
1h 19m Average Duration
$6 Cheapest Price
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Katoomba → Westmead
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The cost-effective way to get from Katoomba to Westmead is to train via Blacktown Station, which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Katoomba to Westmead is to taxi which costs $340 - $420 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Katoomba to Westmead. However, there are services departing from Katoomba and arriving at Westmead Hospital, North West Twy via Strathfield Station, Everton Rd, Stand B and Parramatta Station, Stand B4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Katoomba Station station and arriving at Westmead Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between Katoomba and Westmead is 63 km. The road distance is 79.1 km.

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Westmead without a car is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs $6 - $20.

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The train from Katoomba Station to Westmead Station takes 1h 19m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Katoomba to Westmead train services, operated by Intercity Train, depart from Katoomba Station.

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Westmead is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs $6 - $20. Alternatively, you can bus and line 525 bus, which costs and takes 2h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Katoomba to Westmead.
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  • Distance: 63.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 19m

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

Intercity Train operates a train from Katoomba Station to Westmead Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 1h 19m. Transport NSW also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Katoomba to Westmead via Strathfield Station, Everton Rd, Stand B, Parramatta Station, Stand B3, and Parramatta Station, Stand B4 in around 2h 27m.

Train operators
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Katoomba Station to Westmead Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
transportnsw.info
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 Westmead Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$6 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $11
Train from Katoomba Station to Blacktown Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$6 - $8
Opal single trip ticket
$7 - $10
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
Busways
Phone
131 500
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Strathfield Station, Everton Rd, Stand B to Parramatta Station, Stand B3
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Busways
Other operators
Taxi from Katoomba to Westmead
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
$340 - $420
Katoomba Taxis
Phone
+61 2 4782 1311
Website
katoombataxis.com.au

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Katoomba to Westmead bus services, operated by Busways, arrive at Parramatta Station, Stand B3.

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Katoomba to Westmead train services, operated by Intercity Train, arrive at Westmead Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katoomba to Westmead is 79 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Katoomba to Westmead.

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