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

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Bus, drive  •  14h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Wollongong Station, Station St to Jolimont Centre 855
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Thredbo
  3. Drive from Thredbo to Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd
  4. Take the bus from Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd to Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd

$120 - $189

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Bus, train  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Wollongong Station, Station St to Moss Vale Station, Coach Bay 752 / ...
  2. Take the train from Moss Vale Station to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 623
  3. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$70 - $228

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Bus, night train  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Wollongong Station, Station St to Moss Vale Station, Coach Bay 752 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Moss Vale Station to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 621
  3. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$70 - $228

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Wollongong to Harrietville 634.4 km

$70 - $110

Train, fly to Cooma, drive  •  8h 16m

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

$154 - $461

Train, fly to Albury, bus  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Wolli Creek Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Albury (ABX) SYD - ABX
  3. Take the bus from Albury to Ford St/Camp St
  4. Take the bus from Ford St/Camp St to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$159 - $300

Wollongong to Harrietville by bus and train

The journey time between Wollongong and Harrietville is around 32h 58m and covers a distance of around 762 km. The fastest journey normally takes 24h 55m. Operated by NSW TrainLink, XPT, V-Line and others, the Wollongong to Harrietville service departs from Wollongong Station, Station St and arrives in Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
32h 58m
Fastest journey time:
24h 55m
Journey distance:
762 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$70
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:45
Last service departs at:
06:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Wollongong to Harrietville bus and train schedules

Wollongong → Harrietville
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Harrietville is 1800 020 080.

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The cheapest way to get from Wollongong to Harrietville is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Wollongong to Harrietville is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 6h 45m.

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The distance between Wollongong and Harrietville is 442 km. The road distance is 634.4 km.

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The best way to get from Wollongong to Harrietville without a car is to bus and train which takes 12h 51m and costs $70 - $230.

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It takes approximately 14h 24m to get from Wollongong to Harrietville, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Wollongong to Harrietville is 634 km. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from Wollongong to Harrietville.

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Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney Airport to Cooma Airport.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Harrietville. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wollongong to Harrietville.
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  • Distance: 441.6 km
  • Duration: 14h 24m

What companies run services between Wollongong, NSW, Australia and Harrietville, VIC, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Wollongong to Harrietville. However, you can take the bus to Jolimont Centre, take the walk to Canberra, take the bus to Thredbo, take the drive to Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd, then take the bus to Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Wollongong to Harrietville via Moss Vale Station, Coach Bay, Moss Vale Station, Wangaratta Station, Platform 1, Wangaratta, and Alpine Hotel/Anderson St in around 12h 51m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Moss Vale Station to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Website
XPT
Economy
$50 - $70
First
$70 - $95
Sleeper
$170 - $200
Transport 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
$6 - $8
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$6 - $8
Opal single trip ticket
$7 - $10
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd to Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Bus from Albury to Ford St/Camp St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Wollongong Station, Station St to Moss Vale Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$10 - $14
Bus from Ford St/Camp St to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$6 - $9

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