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There are 6 ways to get from Newtown to Balmain by train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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, line 442 bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Erskineville Station to Town Hall Station T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line
  2. Take the line 442 bus from QVB, York St, Stand B to Darling St At Mort St 442

$3 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 423 bus, line 433 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 423 bus from King St At Horden St to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J 422 / ...
  2. Take the line 433 bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Darling St Opp Gladstone Park 433

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Train, line 442 bus via Central Station  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Newtown Station to Central Station T2 Inner West and Leppington Line / ...
  2. Take the line 442 bus from QVB, York St, Stand B to Darling St At Mort St 442

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newtown to Balmain 3.6 miles

$15 - $18

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Newtown to Balmain 3.6 miles

$13 - $17

Walk  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Walk from Newtown to Balmain 3.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newtown to Balmain is to line 423 bus and line 433 bus which costs $3 - $8 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newtown to Balmain is to taxi which costs $21 - $25 and takes 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newtown to Balmain. However, there are services departing from King St At Horden St and arriving at Darling St Opp Gladstone Park via Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Newtown and Balmain is 4 km.

The best way to get from Newtown to Balmain without a car is to train and line 442 bus which takes 28 min and costs $4 - $8.

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It takes approximately 28 min to get from Newtown to Balmain, including transfers.

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Newtown to Balmain bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from King St At Horden St station.

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Newtown to Balmain bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Darling St Opp Gladstone Park station.

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There are 2022+ hotels available in Balmain. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newtown to Balmain.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Newtown, NSW, Australia and Balmain, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Newtown to Balmain via Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J and Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M in around 44 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from Erskineville Station to Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Newtown Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from QVB, York St, Stand B to Darling St At Mort St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from King St At Horden St to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Darling St Opp Gladstone Park
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Newtown to Balmain
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$13 - $17
UberX
$13 - $17
Select
$18 - $24
UberXL
$19 - $25
Taxi
$23 - $30
Black
$28 - $40
Black SUV
$40 - $55
Lux
$40 - $55
Taxi from Newtown to Balmain
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18
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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