There are 5 ways to get from Pymble to Katoomba by bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 611 bus, train  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 611 bus from Macquarie University Station, Herring Rd to Blacktown Station, Stand D 611
  2. Take the train from Blacktown Station to Katoomba Station Blue Mountains Line

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Line 611 bus, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 611 bus from Macquarie University Station, Herring Rd to Blacktown Station, Stand D 611
  2. Take the bus from Penrith Station, Stand D to Goldsmith Pl Opp Katoomba Station 42Bm / ...

$10 - $17

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Katoomba Station Blue Mountains Line

$13 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Pymble to Katoomba 64.3 miles

$9 - $14

Uber  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pymble to Katoomba 64.3 miles

$130 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Pymble to Katoomba is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pymble to Katoomba is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pymble station to Katoomba station. However, there are services departing from Pymble Station and arriving at Katoomba Station via Hornsby Station and Strathfield Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Pymble and Katoomba is 77 km. The road distance is 102.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pymble to Katoomba without a car is to line 611 bus and train which takes 3 h and costs $14 - $24.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Pymble to Katoomba, including transfers.

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Pymble to Katoomba train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Strathfield Station.

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The best way to get from Pymble to Katoomba is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $18 - $28. Alternatively, you can line 611 bus and bus, which costs $13 - $24 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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Pymble to Katoomba train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Katoomba Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pymble to Katoomba is 103 km. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Pymble to Katoomba.

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Map of how to get from Pymble to Katoomba.
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  • Distance: 48.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Pymble, NSW, Australia and Katoomba, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Pymble to Katoomba hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pymble to Katoomba via Waterloo Rd At Cottonwood Cres, Macquarie University Station, Herring Rd, Blacktown Station, Stand D, Blacktown Station, Penrith Station, and Penrith Station, Stand D in around 4 h 1 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Blacktown Station to Katoomba Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Strathfield Station to Katoomba Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$12 - $19
Bus operators
Hillsbus
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Macquarie University Station, Herring Rd to Blacktown Station, Stand D
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Penrith Station, Stand D to Goldsmith Pl Opp Katoomba Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pymble to Katoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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uber.com
Assist
$130 - $170
UberX
$130 - $170
Select
$190 - $240
UberXL
$200 - $250
Taxi
$200 - $280
Black
$260 - $330
Black SUV
$380 - $470
Lux
$380 - $470

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