There are 6 ways to get from Kings Cross to Penrith by train, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from St James Station to Penrith Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line

$4 - $6

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Train via Central Station  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Penrith Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line / ...

$2 - $11

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Night bus  •  1 h 43 min

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

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  45 min

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

$120 - $150

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

$70 - $90

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H station and arriving at Penrith Station, Stand D station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St James Station station and arriving at Penrith Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Kings Cross and Penrith is 51 km. The road distance is 55.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kings Cross to Penrith without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs .

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The train from St James Station to Penrith Station takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Kings Cross to Penrith bus services, operated by Hillsbus, arrive at Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H.

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Kings Cross to Penrith train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at St James Station.

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Kings Cross to Penrith bus services, operated by Hillsbus, arrive at Penrith Station, Stand D.

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Kings Cross to Penrith train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Penrith Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kings Cross to Penrith is 55 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Kings Cross to Penrith.

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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from Kings Cross to Penrith every 3 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from St James Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
$70 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$70 - $90
UberX
$70 - $90
Select
$100 - $130
UberXL
$110 - $140
Taxi
$110 - $160
Black
$140 - $190
Black SUV
$210 - $260
Lux
$210 - $260
Taxi from Kings Cross to Penrith
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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