How to get from Parramatta to Wollongong

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Redfern Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line
  2. Take the train from Redfern Station to Wollongong Station South Coast Line

$10 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Parramatta Station, Stand A2 to Sutherland Station, East Pde, Stand E M92
  2. Take the train from Sutherland Station to Wollongong Station South Coast Line

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus, line 872 bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Parramatta Station, Stand B2 to Liverpool Station, Stand B T80
  2. Take the line 872 bus from Liverpool Station, Stand D to Macarthur Square Shopping Centre 872 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Menangle Rd to Wollongong Station, Station St 887

$11 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Parramatta to Wollongong 52.8 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Parramatta, NSW, Australia and Wollongong, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Parramatta to Wollongong via Redfern Station in around 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Parramatta to Wollongong via Liverpool Station, Stand B, Liverpool Station, Stand D, Macarthur Square Shopping Centre, and Menangle Rd in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Redfern Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from Sutherland Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$5 - $9
1st Class
$7 - $12
Bus operators
Transdev NSW
Website
transdevnsw.com.au
Bus from Parramatta Station, Stand A2 to Sutherland Station, East Pde, Stand E
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
transdevnsw.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Parramatta Station, Stand B2 to Liverpool Station, Stand B
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Liverpool Station, Stand D to Macarthur Square Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Parramatta to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Busabout
Website
busabout.com.au
Bus from Menangle Rd to Wollongong Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
131500.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Parramatta and Wollongong is 68 km. The road distance is 85 km.

The cheapest way to get from Parramatta to Wollongong is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Parramatta to Wollongong is to drive which takes 1 h 7 min and costs $10 - $15.

No, there is no direct train from Parramatta to Wollongong. However, there are services departing from Parramatta Station and arriving at Wollongong Station via Redfern Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Parramatta to Wollongong. However, there are services departing from Parramatta Station, Stand B2 and arriving at Wollongong Station, Station St via Liverpool Station, Stand D and Menangle Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Parramatta to Wollongong, including transfers.