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How to Get to Blue Mountains

How to Get to Blue Mountains by Air

The nearest airport to the Blue Mountains is the Sydney Airport located approximately 100 km away. Take a flight to Sydney and once you reach here, you can easily reach the Blue Mountains by rail or by road.

Also there is a personalized on-demand shuttle service available from Sydney Airport to the Blue Mountains. Renting a car from the airport is another good option. Many tour operators also arrange for trips to Blue Mountains.

How to Get to Blue Mountains by Rail

Katoomba railway station is an intercity railway station in Blue Mountains served by the CityRail intercity network. It is one of the main stations in the Blue Mountains area.

It operates regular rail service to and from Sydney and also connects major stations along the way, like Parramatta.

How to Get to Blue Mountains by Bus

Getting to the Blue Mountains is easy. It's only 109 km away by road from Sydney. Buses are available and between stops, you can stop at some picturesque places for a drink/snack or you can rent a car, which is worth the while if there are 3 or 4 people travelling together and sharing costs.

Getting Around Blue Mountains

Get around the area by rail, though services are less frequent on weekends. Of course if you have your own car than that is the best possible way.

The Blue Mountain bus company runs a bus service between the towns in the area. They are cheap and stop just outside of the train station. Also check out the hop-on hop-off bus services.

Another way to get around the city is by hiring a car from RediCar located in 42 Great Western Hwy, Valley Heights. This facility is available from 9am to 5pm between Mon-Fri and they cost $69 per day.

Many of the prime tourist spots are best visited on foot.

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