There are 4 ways to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

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

$12 - $17

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Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Town Hall House, Druitt St, Stand L to Parramatta Station, Stand B3 M52 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Penrith Station, Stand D to Goldsmith Pl Opp Katoomba Station 42Bm / ...

$11 - $16

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

$130 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Town Hall station to Katoomba station. 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 38 min.

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The distance between Sydney Town Hall and Katoomba is 85 km. The road distance is 102.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs $16 - $24.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba, including transfers.

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Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Strathfield Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs $16 - $24. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $23 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Katoomba Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba is 102 km. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba.
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  • Distance: 53 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Town Hall to Katoomba via Town Hall House, Druitt St, Stand L, Parramatta Station, Stand B3, Parramatta Station, Penrith Station, and Penrith Station, Stand D in around 4 h 7 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
$12 - $19
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Town Hall House, Druitt St, Stand L to Parramatta Station, Stand B3
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Penrith Station, Stand D to Goldsmith Pl Opp Katoomba Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
$130 - $160
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Assist
$130 - $160
UberX
$130 - $160
Select
$190 - $240
UberXL
$200 - $250
Taxi
$200 - $280
Black
$260 - $330
Black SUV
$380 - $470
Lux
$380 - $470

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