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There are 9 ways to get from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains by bus, train, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd to Dandenong
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
  3. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd to Dandenong
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Katoomba

Bus, train, night train

  1. Take the bus from Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd to Station St/High St
  2. Take the train from Cranbourne to Southern Cross
  3. Take the night train from Southern Cross to Central Station
  4. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains

Bus, train to Melbourne, fly to Sydney, train

  1. Take the bus from Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd to Station St/High St
  2. Take the train from Cranbourne to Southern Cross
  3. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD)
  4. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Bus, train, bus to Avalon, fly to Sydney

  1. Take the bus from Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd to Station St/High St
  2. Take the train from Cranbourne to Southern Cross
  3. Take the bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  4. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD)
  5. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Bus, train to Melbourne, fly to Newcastle, train

  1. Take the bus from Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd to Station St/High St
  2. Take the train from Cranbourne to Southern Cross
  3. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL)
  4. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Strathfield Station
  5. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station

Bus, train to Melbourne Essendon Apt, fly to Orange

  1. Take the bus from Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd to Station St/High St
  2. Take the train from Cranbourne to Melbourne Central
  3. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Orange (OAG)
  4. Take the bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1

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The cheapest way to get from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 11h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains is to bus and train and fly which costs $150 - $320 and takes 9h 18m.

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The distance between Phillip Island and Blue Mountains is 714 km. The road distance is 998.1 km.

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The best way to get from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains without a car is to bus and train which takes 17h 15m and costs $150 - $200.

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It takes approximately 17h 15m to get from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains is to train which takes 19h 4m and costs $340 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Phillip Island to Blue Mountains is 998 km. It takes approximately 11h 14m to drive from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains.

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Regional Express, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 713.6 km
  • Duration: 17h 15m

What companies run services between Phillip Island, VIC, Australia and Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains via Stony Point, Frankston, Southern Cross, Central Station, and Blackheath Station in around 19h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phillip Island to Blue Mountains via Dandenong Station/Foster St, The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd, King St/Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Sydney, and Katoomba in around 21h 38m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney via Merimbula
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Link Airways
Website
linkairways.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
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 Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $11
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 59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $12
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Frankston to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Train from Cranbourne to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Train from Cranbourne to Melbourne Central
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
XPT
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $250
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd to Dandenong
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$12 - $17
Bus from Ventnor Beach Rd/Gap Rd to Station St/High St
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$10 - $14
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Katoomba
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
Skybus
Book at
Skybus
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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