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There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Gloucester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Gloucester Station 31 / ...

$26 - $40

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Train via Toronto  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Fassifern Station Ccn
  2. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Gloucester Station 31 / ...

$25 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Charlestown Pm12
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Gloucester Town Coach Stop, Denison St 135

$41 - $58

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Gloucester 261.9 km

$29 - $45

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The cost-effective way to get from Sydney to Gloucester is to train via Toronto, which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Gloucester is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Gloucester Town Coach Stop, Denison St via Charlestown Square, Pearson St, Stand A and Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Gloucester Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Sydney and Gloucester is 218 km. The road distance is 261.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Gloucester without a car is to train which takes 4h 23m and costs $26 - $40.

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The train from Central Station to Gloucester Station takes 4h 23m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Sydney to Gloucester bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.

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Sydney to Gloucester train services, operated by NSW TrainLink, depart from Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Gloucester is to train which takes 4h 23m and costs $26 - $40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Gloucester.
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  • Distance: 218.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Gloucester, NSW, Australia?

NSW TrainLink operates a train from Central Station to Gloucester Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Gloucester via Charlestown, Charlestown Square, Pearson St, Stand A, and Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd in around 5h 59m.

Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Gloucester Station
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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NSW TrainLink Train
Train from Fassifern Station to Gloucester Station
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Opal card
$8 - $11
Opal single trip ticket
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Charlestown
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Gloucester Town Coach Stop, Denison St
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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Sydney to Gloucester bus services, operated by NSW TrainLink, arrive at Gloucester Town Coach Stop, Denison St station.

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Sydney to Gloucester train services, operated by NSW TrainLink, arrive at Gloucester Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Gloucester is 262 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Sydney to Gloucester.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Gloucester. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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