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There are 9 ways to get from Yamba to Blue Mountains by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Yamba YHA to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Katoomba

Cheapest

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from MacLean to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Bus, train via Grafton

  1. Take the bus from Yamba Rd Opp Yamba Marina to Spring St Opp Zuber Lane
  2. Take the train from Grafton Station to Strathfield Station
  3. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Yamba to Blue Mountains

Bus to Ballina, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Yamba YHA to Ballina
  2. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Sydney (SYD)
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Bus to Coffs Harbour, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Yamba YHA to Coffs Harbour
  2. Fly from Coffs Harbour (CFS) to Sydney (SYD)
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Bus to Gold Coast, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Yamba YHA to Coolangatta
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD)
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Bus to Port Macquarie, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Yamba YHA to Port Macquarie
  2. Fly from Port Macquarie (PQQ) to Sydney (SYD)
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Bus to Lismore, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from McLachlan Park, River St to Lismore Airport, Bruxner Hwy
  2. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Sydney (SYD)
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yamba to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 8h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Yamba to Blue Mountains is to drive. Taking this option will cost $85 - $130 and takes 8h 9m.

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The distance between Yamba and Blue Mountains is 541 km. The road distance is 730.5 km.

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The best way to get from Yamba to Blue Mountains without a car is to bus which takes 14h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 14h 41m to get from Yamba to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ballina Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yamba to Blue Mountains is 731 km. It takes approximately 8h 9m to drive from Yamba to Blue Mountains.

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Regional Express, Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar offer flights from Ballina Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yamba to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 541.5 km
  • Duration: 14h 41m

What companies run services between Yamba, NSW, Australia and Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Yamba to Blue Mountains via Sydney and Katoomba in around 14h 41m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Port Macquarie to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Port Macquarie to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Flights from Lismore to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Grafton Station to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$65 - $100
First Class
$95 - $140
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 Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $12
Train from Central Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Yamba YHA to Sydney
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$100 - $150
Advantage
$120 - $180
Premium
$130 - $190
Bus from Yamba YHA to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$18 - $27
Advantage
$19 - $28
Premium
$21 - $35
Bus from Yamba YHA to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$24 - $40
Advantage
$27 - $40
Premium
$30 - $45
Bus from Yamba YHA to Coolangatta
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$30 - $50
Advantage
$35 - $55
Premium
$40 - $60
Bus from Yamba YHA to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $70
Advantage
$50 - $80
Premium
$55 - $85
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Katoomba
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au
Busways
Phone
131 500
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Yamba Rd Opp Yamba Marina to Spring St Opp Zuber Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Busways
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from MacLean to Sydney
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
Premier Motor Service
Northern Rivers Buslines
Phone
02 9747 7000
Email
info@buslinesgroup.com.au
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from McLachlan Park, River St to Lismore Airport, Bruxner Hwy
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Northern Rivers Buslines

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