There are 5 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba by bus, train, car, shuttle or towncar

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

Recommended option

Line 400 bus, train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E 400
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Katoomba Station Blue Mountains Line

$12 - $20

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Katoomba

$11 - $90

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba 65.8 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Katoomba 65.8 miles

$210 - $290

Uber  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba 65.8 miles

$130 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Katoomba is 83 km. The road distance is 105.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Katoomba, NSW, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba. However, you can take the line 400 bus to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E, take the walk to Burwood Station, Railway Pde, Stand B, take the line 526 bus to Strathfield Station, Everton Rd, Stand B, take the walk to Strathfield Station, then take the train to Katoomba Station. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Katoomba.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$130 - $170
uberX
$130 - $170
UberSELECT
$190 - $250
uberXL
$200 - $260
TAXI
$210 - $250
UberBLACK
$270 - $340
UberLUX
$390 - $490
UberSUV
$390 - $490
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Katoomba
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Katoomba
Estimated price
$210 - $290

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