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There are 4 ways to get from Wollongong to Dubbo by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly  •  3h 27m

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

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Train  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Central Station Sco
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Dubbo Station 427

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Bus  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Wollongong to Central Station Pm1
  2. Take the bus from Central Station to Bathurst Station, Coach Stop
  3. Take the bus from Bathurst Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1 569 / ...

Drive  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Wollongong to Dubbo 454.8 km

Wollongong to Dubbo by train

14 Weekly Trains
8h 51m Average Duration
$46 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Wollongong to Dubbo is to train which costs $45 - $85 and takes 8h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Wollongong to Dubbo is to train and fly which takes 3h 27m and costs $210 - $430.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wollongong to Dubbo station. However, there are services departing from Wollongong and arriving at Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1 via Central Station and Bathurst Station, Coach Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Wollongong station to Dubbo station. However, there are services departing from Wollongong Station and arriving at Dubbo Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 51m.

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The distance between Wollongong and Dubbo is 390 km. The road distance is 454.8 km.

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The best way to get from Wollongong to Dubbo without a car is to train which takes 8h 51m and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Wollongong to Dubbo, including transfers.

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Wollongong to Dubbo bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Wollongong station.

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Wollongong to Dubbo train services, operated by Transport for NSW, depart from Wollongong Station.

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The best way to get from Wollongong to Dubbo is to train which takes 8h 51m and costs $45 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 10h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Wollongong to Dubbo.
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  • Distance: 389.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

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

You can take a train from Wollongong to Dubbo via Central Station in around 8h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wollongong to Dubbo via Central Station and Bathurst Station, Coach Stop in around 10h 17m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Train operators
Transport for 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 Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
https://transportnsw.info/
Schedules at
https://transportnsw.info/routes/train
Opal card
$6 - $8
Opal single trip ticket
$7 - $10
Train from Wollongong Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
https://transportnsw.info/
Schedules at
https://transportnsw.info/routes/train
Opal card
$6 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$7 - $11
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
https://transportnsw.info/regional
Economy
$50 - $75
First Class
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
13 34 10
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Wollongong to Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
https://premierms.com.au/
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station to Bathurst Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Bathurst Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
https://transportnsw.info/regional

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Wollongong to Dubbo bus services, operated by NSW TrainLink, arrive at Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1.

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Wollongong to Dubbo train services, operated by NSW TrainLink, arrive at Dubbo Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wollongong to Dubbo is 455 km. It takes approximately 5h 37m to drive from Wollongong to Dubbo.

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