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

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Gan Gan Rd before James Peterson St to Maitland Rd opp Beaumont St
  2. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Strathfield Station
  3. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Salamander Central, Terminus Pde to Maitland Rd opp Beaumont St
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle to Sydney
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Katoomba

Drive

  1. Drive from Salamander Bay to Blue Mountains

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Sydney (SYD)
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station
Salamander Bay → Blue Mountains
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blue Mountains is 1800 020 080.

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The most affordable way to get from Salamander Bay to Blue Mountains is to drive, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Salamander Bay to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 29m.

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The distance between Salamander Bay and Blue Mountains is 186 km. The road distance is 277.4 km.

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The best way to get from Salamander Bay to Blue Mountains without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 59m and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from Salamander Bay to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salamander Bay to Blue Mountains is 277 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Salamander Bay to Blue Mountains.

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FlyPelican offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salamander Bay to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 186 km
  • Duration: 6h 59m

What companies run services between Salamander Bay, NSW, Australia and Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Salamander Bay to Blue Mountains via Salamander Central, Terminus Pde, Maitland Rd opp Beaumont St, Newcastle, Sydney, and Katoomba in around 9h 25m.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $190
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 Hamilton Station to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
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
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $12
Train from Central Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Phone
(02) 4982 2940
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Gan Gan Rd before James Peterson St to Maitland Rd opp Beaumont St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Port Stephens Coaches
Bus from Salamander Central, Terminus Pde to Maitland Rd opp Beaumont St
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Port Stephens Coaches
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 Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$27 - $40
Advantage
$30 - $45
Premium
$30 - $50
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service
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

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