There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Kiama by train, bus, night train or car
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Train • 2h 13m
$7 - $10
3 alternative options
Bus • 2h 35m
$25 - $35
Night train • 2h 22m
$7 - $10
Drive • 1h 35m
$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
First and last trains
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Sydney to Kiama train schedules
Trains departing Wednesday, July 28, 2021
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
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- 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
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.
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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.
The quickest way to get from Sydney to Kiama is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 1h 35m.
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.
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.
The distance between Sydney and Kiama is 95 km. The road distance is 120.3 km.
The best way to get from Sydney to Kiama without a car is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs $7 - $10.
The train from Central Station to Kiama Station takes 2h 13m including transfers and departs hourly.
Sydney to Kiama bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.
Sydney to Kiama train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Central Station.
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.
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.
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).
Train from Central Station to Kiama Station
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 13m
- Estimated price
- $7 - $10
- Transport NSW
- Opal card
- $7 - $10
- Opal single trip ticket
- $9 - $12
- +61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Bus from Sydney to Kiama Bombo
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 35m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $25 - $35
- Premier Motor Service
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More Questions & Answers
Sydney to Kiama bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Kiama Bombo station.
Sydney to Kiama train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Kiama Station.
Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Kiama is 120 km. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Sydney to Kiama.
There are 37+ hotels available in Kiama. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.