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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Yass Junction

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Bathurst Station
  2. Take the bus from Bathurst Station, Coach Stop to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5 to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Katoomba to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from City Interchange Plt 12 to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Central Station
  2. Take the night train from Central Station to Yass Junction

Drive

  1. Drive from Katoomba to Yass

Train, fly, bus

  1. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR)
  3. Take the bus from City Interchange Plt 12 to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St

Katoomba to Yass by bus

7 Weekly Buses
8h 7m Average Duration
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Katoomba → Yass
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The cheapest way to get from Katoomba to Yass is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 3h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Katoomba to Yass is to drive. Taking this option will cost $40 - $65 and takes 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Katoomba to Yass. However, there are services departing from Katoomba and arriving at Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St via Sydney and City Interchange Plt 12. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

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The distance between Katoomba and Yass is 179 km. The road distance is 322.9 km.

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Yass without a car is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs $55 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Katoomba to Yass, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Katoomba to Yass is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs $55 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8h 7m.

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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 Yass bus services, operated by Transborder Express, arrive at Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St station.

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Map of how to get from Katoomba to Yass.
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  • Distance: 179 km
  • Duration: 6h 47m

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

You can take a train from Katoomba to Yass via Central Station and Yass Junction in around 6h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Katoomba to Yass via Sydney, Canberra, and City Interchange Plt 12 in around 8h 7m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
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 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
Train from Katoomba Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
transportnsw.info
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Yass Junction
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Website
XPT
Economy
$35 - $45
First
$45 - $65
Sleeper
$140 - $170
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Katoomba Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$21 - $35
First Class
$29 - $45
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
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$40 - $65
Advantage
$50 - $75
Premium
$50 - $80
Transborder Express
Phone
+61 2 6299 3722
Email
capitalinfo@cdcbus.com.au
Website
transborder.com.au
Bus from City Interchange Plt 12 to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Unknown
Transborder Express
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from West Row after London Cct to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Bathurst Station, Coach Stop to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5 to Yass Town Coach Stop, Rossi St
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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Yes, the driving distance between Katoomba to Yass is 323 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Katoomba to Yass.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Yass. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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