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There are 6 ways to get from Wollongong to Cooma by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus via Canberra  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Wollongong Station, Station St to Jolimont Centre 855
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Cooma Gx200

$40 - $81

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Bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Wollongong Station, Station St to Jolimont Centre 855
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St 771 / ...

$38 - $49

4 alternative options

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Wollongong to Bega
  2. Take the bus from Church St At Carp St to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St 772

$44 - $59

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Wollongong to Cooma 221.4 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly to Cooma  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooma (OOM) SYD - OOM

$168 - $397

Train, fly to Canberra, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) SYD - CBR
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma

$118 - $265

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The cheapest way to get from Wollongong to Cooma is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wollongong to Cooma is to train and fly which costs $230 - $600 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wollongong station to Cooma. However, there are services departing from Wollongong Station, Station St and arriving at Cooma via Canberra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Wollongong and Cooma is 257 km. The road distance is 354.3 km.

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The best way to get from Wollongong to Cooma without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $55 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Wollongong to Cooma, including transfers.

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Wollongong to Cooma bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, arrive at Wollongong Station, Station St.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Wollongong to Cooma bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Cooma station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wollongong to Cooma is 354 km. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Wollongong to Cooma.

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  • Distance: 160.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Wollongong, NSW, Australia and Cooma, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Wollongong to Cooma via Jolimont Centre and Canberra in around 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Wollongong Station, Station St to Jolimont Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $36
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Murrays Coaches
Bus from Canberra to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
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Murrays Coaches
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Church St At Carp St to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Centennial Park/Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Wollongong to Bega
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport.

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