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

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Fly to Sydney, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to Sydney (SYD) PER - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

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Fly to Newcastle, train  •  13h 40m

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to Newcastle (NTL) PER - NTL
  2. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Strathfield Station
  3. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station

Train, bus  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station, Franklin St to Broken Hill Town Coach Stop 586
  3. Take the bus from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1 590
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1 to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1 570 / ...

Drive  •  40h 8m

  1. Drive from Perth to Blue Mountains 3841.3 km
Perth → Blue Mountains
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blue Mountains is 1800 020 080.

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The social distance requirement in Blue Mountains is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Perth to Blue Mountains is to fly and train which costs $260 - $460 and takes 8h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Blue Mountains is to fly and train which costs $260 - $460 and takes 8h 54m.

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The distance between Perth and Blue Mountains is 3217 km. The road distance is 3841.3 km.

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The best way to get from Perth to Blue Mountains without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 19h and costs $800 - $1,800.

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Perth to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Perth Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 10m.

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Blue Mountains is 3h ahead of Perth. It is currently 7:30 AM in Perth and 10:30 AM in Blue Mountains.

Yes, the driving distance between Perth to Blue Mountains is 3841 km. It takes approximately 40h 8m to drive from Perth to Blue Mountains.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Perth Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 3216.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 54m

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

There is no direct connection from Perth to Blue Mountains. However, you can take the line 380 bus to Horrie Miller Dr After Sugarbird Lady Rd, take the walk to Perth airport, fly to Sydney, take the walk to International Airport Station, take the train to Central Station, take the train to Blackheath Station, then take the taxi to Blue Mountains. Alternatively, you can take the line 380 bus to Horrie Miller Dr After Sugarbird Lady Rd, take the walk to Perth airport, fly to Newcastle, take the walk to Newcastle Airport, take the bus to Maitland Rd opp Beaumont St, take the walk to Hamilton Station, take the train to Strathfield Station, take the train to Blackheath Station, then take the taxi to Blue Mountains.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Perth to Newcastle via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Perth to Newcastle via Alice Springs, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Perth to Newcastle via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Hobart
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Perth to Newcastle via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Perth to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Perth to Newcastle via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Perth to Newcastle via Melbourne, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Perth to Newcastle via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
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 Central Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $13
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 Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $12
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
43h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$598
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,400
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,400
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,700
Bus operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station, Franklin St to Broken Hill Town Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1 to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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The best way to get from Perth to Perth Airport is to line 380 bus which takes 34 min and costs $5 - $7.

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