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Getting Here

Located 207km west of Sydney and 251km from Canberra, Bathurst is also within easy travelling distance of many NSW destinations. There's also of variety of transport methods to get you.

Daily bus services to and from Bathurst.

Australia Wide Coaches offer a daily service between Bathurst and Sydney.
Stops include Sydney Central Railway Station, Sydney Domestic Airport and Sydney International Airport.
Services do not operate on Christmas Day or New Year's Day.
Ph: 02 6362 7963 (Mon - Fri 9am -5pm)

Orange Buslines offer daily services between Bathurst and Orange.
Services do not operate Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
Ph: 02 6362 3197 (Mon - Fri 8am -5pm)

Newman's Bus Service offer daily services between Bathurst and Oberon.
Services do not operate Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

Bathurst is ideally located at the gateway to Central NSW where the Great Western Highway meets the Mid Western and Mitchell Highways.

If you need to hire a car while you're visiting these companies have offices in Bathurst.

105 Stewart Street, Bathurst 

Budget Car & Truck Rental Bathurst
105 Stewart Street, Bathurst

Car Hire at Bathurst Airport
PJ Moodie Memorial Drive, Raglan

260 Stewart Street, Bathurst 

92 Durham Street, Bathurst 

NSW TrainLink operates daily services between Bathurst and Sydney providing links with other regional centres. All trains and coaches arrive at and depart from Bathurst Railway Station.   

Bathurst Railway Station
Located at the southern end of Keppel Street.
Open weekdays: 5.20am to 6.15am and 7.50am to 5pm
Open weekends: 6.20am to 7.30am

NSW TrainLink
InterCity Trains
Offer a daily service between Sydney and Bathurst. This is an unreserved service.
Tickets can be purchased from the Travel Centre or issued from the ticket machine on the day of travel.

Regional Services
Services operate daily between Sydney and Dubbo. Nyngan, Parkes and Orange are also regular destinations. These services are a coach/train combination and bookings are essential.

XPT Service
The XPT departs Sydney each morning for Dubbo stopping at Lithgow and Bathurst and returns to Sydney in the afternoon. At Dubbo connecting coach services to the far west and north west of NSW can be accessed. Bookings are essential.

Xplorer service
The Xplorer rail service operates from Sydney to Broken Hill every Monday, with a return service on Tuesday. Bookings are essential.

13 22 32 (6.30am to 10pm daily)

Flights operate between Bathurst and Sydney and return on a daily basis.  

Details of the schedule can be viewed on line or contact Regional Express (REX).
13 17 13 (Mon - Fri 6am - 10pm, Sat 7am - 9pm, Sun 7am - 10pm)

Panorama Airways caters for all your high flyer needs. We offer scenic flights around Bathurst and the surrounding area in various numbers of aircraft from our fleet. Experience Mount Panorama like never before in our small aircraft.
Address: Hanger 2 

 Travel Destinations  Times  Distance
 Sydney to Bathurst3 hours  207km
 Canberra to Bathurst
(via Oberon and Goulburn)
3.50 hours  280km
  Canberra to Bathurst
  (via Cowra and Yass)
3.30 hours  298km
Dubbo to Bathurst  2.30 hours  206km
 Newcastle to Bathurst
      (via Sydney)
4 hours   323km
  Wollongong to Bathurst
3.10 hours   257km
Orange to Bathurst  45 mins56km
Cowra to Bathurst  1.15 hours    107km
Lithgow to Bathurst  45 mins 62km
Oberon to Bathurst   41 mins 47km
Mudgee to Bathurst  1.75 hours 129km

 Local TravelTimes  Distances
Bathurst to Hill End
   (via Turondale) 
1.10 hours   75km 
Bathurst to Hill End
   (via Sofala) 
1.25 hours 82km 
Bathurst to O'Connell
 20 mins  21km
Bathurst to Rockley   35 mins  35km 
Bathurst to Sofala  40 min  45km 
Bathurst to Sunny Corner  30 mins  40km 
Bathurst to Trunkey Creek  1 hour 57km
Bathurst to Wattle Flat
30 mins
Bathurst to Yetholme  20 mins
 Wattle Flat to Sofala
7 mins8km
 Sofala to Hill End
 48 mins 38km

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