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There are 5 ways to get from North Ryde to Blue Mountains by train, bus or car

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Train via Epping Station  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station Bmt

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Train  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station Bmt

3 alternative options

Line 545 bus, train  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the line 545 bus from Jarvis Cct to Parramatta Station, Stand B3 545
  2. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station Bmt

Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Strathfield Station, Everton Rd to Katoomba

Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from North Ryde to Blue Mountains 100.4 km
North Ryde → Blue Mountains
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The cheapest way to get from North Ryde to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from North Ryde to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1h 26m.

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The distance between North Ryde and Blue Mountains is 74 km. The road distance is 100.4 km.

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The best way to get from North Ryde to Blue Mountains without a car is to train via Epping Station which takes 3h 7m and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from North Ryde to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The best way to get from North Ryde to Blue Mountains is to train via Epping Station which takes 3h 7m and costs $80 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h.

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Yes, the driving distance between North Ryde to Blue Mountains is 100 km. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from North Ryde to Blue Mountains.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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  • Distance: 73.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 2h 1m. Alternatively, Australia Wide Coaches operates a bus from Strathfield Station, Everton Rd to Katoomba once daily, and the journey takes 1h 40m.

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 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 Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Busways
Phone
131 500
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Jarvis Cct to Parramatta Station, Stand B3
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Busways
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Strathfield Station, Everton Rd to Katoomba
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au

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