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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Wollongong station to Canberra 855
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Cooma

$50 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus via Canberra  •  6 h 18 min

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

$39 - $52

4 alternative options

Bus via Tongarra Rd Opp Halket Lane  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Tongarra Rd Opp Halket Lane to Jolimont Centre 855
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St 771 / ...

$40 - $55

Train, bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Station, Coach Bay to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St 771 / ...

$47 - $69

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Wollongong to Cooma 221.4 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  3 h 35 min

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

$169 - $402

Questions & Answers

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 - $550 and takes 3 h 35 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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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Wollongong to Cooma, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wollongong station to Cooma. However, there are services departing from Wollongong station and arriving at Cooma via Canberra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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

You can take a bus from Wollongong to Cooma via Canberra in around 5 h 53 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wollongong Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $15
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Wollongong station to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Bus from Tongarra Rd Opp Halket Lane to Jolimont Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
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 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Station, Coach Bay to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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