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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 15 min

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

$12 - $20

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Wollongong Station to Sutherland Station
  2. Take the bus from Sutherland Station, Stand A to Lidcombe Station, Church St, Stand B M92
  3. Take the train from Lidcombe Station to Penrith Station

$12 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Wollongong to Penrith 69.7 miles

$9 - $15

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 15 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wollongong Station to Redfern Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$8 - $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
Train from Wollongong Station to Sutherland Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$5 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $12
Train from Lidcombe Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$3 - $6
1st Class
$5 - $8
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from Redfern Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Lidcombe Station to Penrith Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus operators
Transdev NSW
Website
transdevnsw.com.au
Bus from Sutherland Station, Stand A to Lidcombe Station, Church St, Stand B
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
transdevnsw.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Wollongong to Penrith?

The distance between Wollongong and Penrith is 77 km. The road distance is 112 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Wollongong to Penrith?

The cheapest way to get from Wollongong to Penrith is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 1 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Wollongong to Penrith?

The quickest way to get from Wollongong to Penrith is to drive which takes 1 h 17 min and costs $13 - $19.

Is there a direct train between Wollongong and Penrith?

No, there is no direct train from Wollongong to Penrith. However, there are services departing from Wollongong Station and arriving at Penrith Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Wollongong to Penrith?

It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Wollongong to Penrith, including transfers.