There are 3 ways to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba by train, car 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  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Katoomba Station Blue Mountains Line

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba 64 miles

$9 - $14

Uber  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba 64 miles

$180 - $220

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney Town Hall and Katoomba is 85 km. The road distance is 102 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 1 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba is to drive which takes 1 h 24 min and costs $12 - $18.

No, there is no direct train from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba. However, there are services departing from Town Hall Station and arriving at Katoomba Station via Strathfield Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba, including transfers.

What companies run services between Sydney Town Hall, NSW, Australia and Katoomba, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min.

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
$13 - $19
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$130 - $170
uberX
$130 - $170
TAXI
$180 - $220
UberSELECT
$190 - $250
uberXL
$200 - $260
UberBLACK
$270 - $340
UberLUX
$390 - $480
UberSUV
$390 - $480

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