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There are 4 ways to get from Maitland to Blue Mountains by train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Maitland Station to Strathfield Station 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station Bmt

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Train via Hamilton Station  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Strathfield Station Ccn
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station Bmt

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Maitland to Blue Mountains 238.4 km

Fly, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Sydney (SYD) NTL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station
Maitland → Blue Mountains
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The cheapest way to get from Maitland to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Maitland to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2h 58m.

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The distance between Maitland and Blue Mountains is 146 km. The road distance is 238.4 km.

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The best way to get from Maitland to Blue Mountains without a car is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Maitland to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Maitland to Blue Mountains is 238 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Maitland to Blue Mountains.

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FlyPelican offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Maitland to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 145.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Maitland, NSW, Australia and Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Maitland to Blue Mountains via Strathfield Station and Blackheath Station in around 5h 19m.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Maitland Station to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$26 - $40
First Class
$35 - $55
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 Strathfield Station to Blackheath 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
Train from Hamilton Station to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$8 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$10 - $14
Train from Central Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $13

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