There are 5 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong by train, taxi, 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

Train  •  1 h 16 min

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

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  58 min

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

$160 - $200

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 - $90

Towncar  •  58 min

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

$170 - $240

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 $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 16 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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Other operators
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Wollongong
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Wollongong is 60 km. The road distance is 72 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 58 min.

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

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

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