Public Transport

Blue Mountains

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Public Transport

Although having a car in the Blue Mountains offers a far greater opportunity to see the sights, travelling by public transport to your destination offers a relaxing alternative. An efficient rail service takes you directly from Sydney Airport to Central Railway Station. Shuttle buses from the airport also take you to Central Station. From here, trains serviced by Transport NSW take you to the Blue Mountains – Wentworth Falls, Leura, Katoomba, Blackheath, Mount Victoria and Lithgow. They run regularly and more frequently during peak commuter times. For more details visit: Once you arrive in the Blue Mountains, there are various transport options. You can take a red double-decker Explorer Bus to the top 30 attractions with a ticket that gives you all-day access to the hop-on, hop-off bus. For more information visit The Blue Mountains Bus Company operates the hop-on, hop-off Trolley Tours around the Katoomba and Leura areas and a public transport system. You can also reserve seats for a bus to the Jenolan Caves. Go to for schedules. Greyhound buses also have daily scheduled services which leave Central Station for Katoomba and Lithgow. Visit

Tourist Information

The majestic Blue Mountains are easy to reach from Sydney. Discover the region at your own pace by renting a car, or join one of the many tours that explore this World Heritage-listed wilderness. You can even take a train from Sydney's Central Station to the Blue Mountains - the trip to Katoomba is only two hours.