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

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Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Redfern Station South Coast Line
  2. Take the train from Redfern Station to Penrith Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line

$11 - $16

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Train, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Sutherland Station South Coast Line
  2. Take the bus from Sutherland Station, Stand A to Parramatta Station, Stand B3 M92

$11 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Wollongong to Penrith 69.7 miles

$9 - $15

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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 Redfern Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 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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The best way to get from Wollongong to Penrith without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Wollongong to Penrith, including transfers.

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Wollongong to Penrith train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Wollongong Station.

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Wollongong to Penrith train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Penrith Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wollongong to Penrith is 112 km. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Wollongong to Penrith.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Penrith. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wollongong to Penrith.
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  • Distance: 48.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Wollongong to Penrith via Redfern Station in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wollongong Station to Redfern Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Wollongong Station to Sutherland Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Transdev NSW
Website
transdevnsw.com.au
Bus from Sutherland Station, Stand A to Parramatta Station, Stand B3
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
transdevnsw.com.au

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