There are 3 ways to get from Wollongong to Penrith by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Central Station South Coast Line
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Penrith Station Blue Mountains Line / ...

$12 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Central Station South Coast Line
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 to Penrith Station, Northern Carpark 31T1

$13 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Wollongong to Penrith 69.7 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Wollongong to Penrith is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wollongong to Penrith is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Wollongong and Penrith is 77 km. The road distance is 111.6 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Wollongong to Penrith, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Wollongong station to Penrith station. However, there are services departing from Wollongong Station and arriving at Penrith Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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

You can take a train from Wollongong to Penrith via Central Station in around 2 h 19 min.

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
$11 - $16
Train from Central Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 to Penrith Station, Northern Carpark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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