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There are 5 ways to get from Penrith to Sydney by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Penrith Station to Central Station Bmt / ...

$2 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus, line 611 bus, line 292 bus  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Penrith Station, Stand D to Blacktown Station, Stand D
  2. Take the line 611 bus from Blacktown Station, Stand L to Macquarie Park Station, Waterloo Rd, Stand E 611
  3. Take the line 292 bus from Macquarie Park Station, Lane Cove Rd, Stand A to Lang Park, York St 292 / ...

$11 - $16

Night bus  •  1h 40m

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

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penrith to Sydney 56 km

$240 - $300

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Penrith to Sydney 56 km

$6 - $10

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The most affordable way to get from Penrith to Sydney is to train, which costs $2 - $8 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to Sydney is to taxi which costs $240 - $300 and takes 44 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Penrith Station, Stand D station and arriving at Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penrith Station station and arriving at Central Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Penrith and Sydney is 49 km. The road distance is 56 km.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Sydney without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs $2 - $8.

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The train from Penrith Station to Central Station takes 51 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Penrith to Sydney bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Penrith Station, Stand D.

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Penrith to Sydney train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Penrith Station.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Sydney is to train which takes 51 min and costs $2 - $8. Alternatively, you can bus and line 611 bus and line 292 bus, which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2h 2m.

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  • Distance: 49 km
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between Penrith, NSW, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Penrith Station to Central Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 51 min. Sydney Trains also services this route every 10 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penrith to Sydney via Blacktown Station, Stand D, Blacktown Station, Stand L, Macquarie Park Station, Waterloo Rd, Stand E, and Macquarie Park Station, Lane Cove Rd, Stand A in around 2h 2m.

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).

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Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Penrith Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$5 - $8
Opal single trip ticket
$6 - $9
Bus 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
Bus from Penrith Station, Stand D to Blacktown Station, Stand D
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Transport NSW
State Transit
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Macquarie Park Station, Lane Cove Rd, Stand A to Lang Park, York St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
State Transit
Blue Mountains Transit
Phone
131 500
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Night bus from Penrith Station, Stand D to Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Blue Mountains Transit
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith to Sydney
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$240 - $300
Blaxland Glenbrook Taxis
Phone
+61 2 4739 4888
Springwood Taxis
Phone
+61 2 4751 1444
Website
131008.com

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Penrith to Sydney bus services, operated by State Transit, arrive at Lang Park, York St station.

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Penrith to Sydney train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penrith to Sydney is 56 km. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Penrith to Sydney.

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