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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station South Coast Line

$6 - $10

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Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Airport to Wollongong

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong 45.1 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong 45.1 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  58 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Wollongong

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Wollongong 45.1 miles

$160 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong is to taxi which costs $220 - $270 and takes 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney Airport and arriving at Wollongong. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wolli Creek Station station and arriving at Wollongong Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Wollongong is 60 km. The road distance is 72.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong without a car is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs $9 - $14.

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The train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station takes 1 h 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney Airport station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Wolli Creek Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs $9 - $14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $19 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong.
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  • Distance: 37.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney Airport to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Silver Service
Phone
+61 13 31 00
Website
silverservice.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
+61 13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Wollongong
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Wollongong
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Wollongong station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Wollongong Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong is 72 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong.

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