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

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Train, bus  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the train from Wynyard Station to Campbelltown Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the bus from Campbelltown Station, Stand C to Thirlmere Way Opp Station St 900

$12 - $16

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Night bus, line 900 bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the night bus from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H to Menangle Rd N30
  2. Take the line 900 bus from Macarthur Square Shopping Centre to Thirlmere Way Before Turner St 900

$12 - $16

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from St James Station to Campbelltown Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the train from Campbelltown Station to Picton Station Southern Highlands Line

$15 - $22

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Thirlmere 56.8 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Thirlmere is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Thirlmere is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to Thirlmere. However, there are services departing from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H and arriving at Thirlmere Way Before Turner St via Macarthur Square Shopping Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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The distance between Sydney and Thirlmere is 70 km. The road distance is 90.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Thirlmere without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 57m and costs $12 - $16.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Sydney to Thirlmere, including transfers.

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Sydney to Thirlmere bus services, operated by Transdev NSW, arrive at Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H.

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Sydney to Thirlmere bus services, operated by Picton Buslines, arrive at Thirlmere Way Before Turner St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Thirlmere is 91 km. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Sydney to Thirlmere.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Thirlmere. Prices start at $153 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Thirlmere.
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  • Distance: 43.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 57m

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

You can take a train from Sydney to Thirlmere via Campbelltown Station, Picton Station, and Picton Station in around 3h 17m.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wynyard Station to Campbelltown Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Train from St James Station to Campbelltown Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Campbelltown Station to Picton Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$4 - $6
1st Class
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Picton Buslines
Phone
02 9747 7000
Email
info@buslinesgroup.com.au
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Campbelltown Station, Stand C to Thirlmere Way Opp Station St
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Picton Buslines
Bus from Macarthur Square Shopping Centre to Thirlmere Way Before Turner St
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Picton Buslines
Transdev NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transdevnsw.com.au
Night bus from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H to Menangle Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Transdev NSW

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