There are 5 ways to get from Kings Cross to Penrith by train, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Penrith Station Blue Mountains Line / ...

$4 - $11

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the night bus from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H to Penrith Station, Stand D N70

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kings Cross to Penrith 34.7 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Kings Cross to Penrith 34.7 miles

$4 - $8

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kings Cross to Penrith 34.7 miles

$100 - $130

What companies run services between Kings Cross, NSW, Australia and Penrith, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Kings Cross to Penrith hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 47 min. Sydney Trains also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Hillsbus
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Night bus from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H to Penrith Station, Stand D
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kings Cross to Penrith
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$75 - $100
uberX
$75 - $100
TAXI
$100 - $130
UberSELECT
$110 - $140
uberXL
$110 - $150
UberBLACK
$150 - $200
UberLUX
$220 - $280
UberSUV
$220 - $280
Taxi from Kings Cross to Penrith
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Silver Service
Phone
+61 13 31 00
Website
silverservice.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
+61 13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kings Cross to Penrith?

The distance between Kings Cross and Penrith is 51 km. The road distance is 55 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kings Cross to Penrith?

The cheapest way to get from Kings Cross to Penrith is to night bus which costs $4 - $6 and takes 1 h 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kings Cross to Penrith?

The quickest way to get from Kings Cross to Penrith is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs $160 - $200.

Is there a direct train between Kings Cross and Penrith?

No, there is no direct train from Kings Cross to Penrith. However, there are services departing from Kings Cross Station and arriving at Penrith Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kings Cross and Penrith?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H and arriving at Penrith Station, Stand D. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Kings Cross to Penrith?

It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from Kings Cross to Penrith, including transfers.