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There are 3 ways to get from Royal National Park to Blue Mountains by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Waterfall Station to Central Station T4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station Bmt

2 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Royal National Park to Sutherland Station, Stand A
  2. Take the bus from Sutherland Station, Stand A to Bankstown Station, Stand E M92
  3. Take the bus from Bankstown Station, Stand E to Strathfield Station, Albert Rd, Stand E M90 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Strathfield Station, Everton Rd to Katoomba
  5. Take a taxi from Katoomba to Blue Mountains

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Royal National Park to Blue Mountains 142.7 km
Royal National Park → Blue Mountains
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The cost-effective way to get from Royal National Park to Blue Mountains is to drive, which costs $17 - $25 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Royal National Park to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 2h 13m.

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The distance between Royal National Park and Blue Mountains is 87 km. The road distance is 142.7 km.

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The best way to get from Royal National Park to Blue Mountains without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs $150 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Royal National Park to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Royal National Park to Blue Mountains is 143 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Royal National Park to Blue Mountains.

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  • Distance: 87.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Royal National Park, NSW, Australia and Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Royal National Park to Blue Mountains via Waterfall Station, Central Station, and Blackheath Station in around 4h 12m.

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 Waterfall Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$5 - $7
Opal single trip ticket
$6 - $8
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
Bus operators
Transdev NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transdevnsw.com.au
Bus from Sutherland Station, Stand A to Bankstown Station, Stand E
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Transdev NSW
Bus from Bankstown Station, Stand E to Strathfield Station, Albert Rd, Stand E
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Transdev NSW
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Strathfield Station, Everton Rd to Katoomba
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Royal National Park to Sutherland Station, Stand A
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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