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

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Train  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Kiama Station Sco

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Kiama Bombo Pm2

$25 - $35

Night train  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the night train from Central Station to Kiama Station Sco

$7 - $10

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Kiama 120.3 km

$13 - $20

Sydney to Kiama by train

The train journey time between Sydney and Kiama is around 2h 21m and covers a distance of around 118 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 8m. Operated by Transport NSW, the Sydney to Kiama train service departs from Central Station and arrives in Kiama Station. Typically 152 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 21m
Fastest train time:
2h 8m
Train distance:
118 km
Trains per week:
152
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:23
Last train departs at:
23:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney to Kiama train schedules

Sydney → Kiama
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kiama is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kiama is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Kiama is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Kiama is to train which costs $7 - $10 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Kiama is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Kiama Bombo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Kiama Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 13m.

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The distance between Sydney and Kiama is 95 km. The road distance is 120.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Kiama without a car is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs $7 - $10.

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The train from Central Station to Kiama Station takes 2h 13m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Sydney to Kiama train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Kiama is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs $7 - $10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $35 and takes 2h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Kiama.
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  • Distance: 95.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Central Station to Kiama Station hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 2h 13m. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Sydney to Kiama Bombo once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Train operators
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 Kiama Station
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Kiama Bombo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Sydney to Kiama bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Kiama Bombo station.

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Sydney to Kiama train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Kiama Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Kiama is 120 km. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Sydney to Kiama.

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