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There are 4 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba by bus, train, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 420 bus, train  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the line 420 bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E 420
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Katoomba Station Blue Mountains Line

$12 - $19

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1h 27m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Katoomba

$11 - $85

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 27m

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

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  1h 27m

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

$200 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 1h 27m.

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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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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba without a car is to line 420 bus and train which takes 3h 2m and costs $17 - $28.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba is 105 km. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba.

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There are 272+ hotels available in Katoomba. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Katoomba.
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  • Distance: 51.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

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 420 bus to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E, take the walk to Burwood Station, Railway Pde, Stand C, take the bus to Strathfield Station, Everton Rd, Stand D, 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
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Katoomba
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Katoomba
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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