How to travel from Batemans Bay to Wollongong, Australia

The distance between Batemans Bay and Wollongong is around 191km (119 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 2h 25m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Batemans Bay to Wollongong by bus, train, car and plane. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out WollongongBatemans Bay if you're planning a return trip.

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Plane and Train

Fly from Moruya (MYA) to Sydney (SYD) then take the train to Wollongong Station.

  • Duration2h 40m
  • Flight time1hr
  • Typical cost
    A$240($165)
Operated by

Multiple operators

💰 Cheapest
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Bus

Take the bus to Wollongong.

  • Duration4hrs
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$39($26)
Operated by

Premier Motor Service

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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Bomaderry Station then take the train to Wollongong Station.

  • Duration3h 15m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    A$52($35)
Operated by

Multiple operators

🚀 Fastest
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Drive

Drive to Wollongong.

  • Duration2h 25m
  • Distance195km (121 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Batemans Bay and Wollongong

There are several options for getting from Batemans Bay to Wollongong by bus, train, car and plane. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$39 ($26) and will take around 4hrs. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 2h 25m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$27 ($18).

The distance between Batemans Bay and Wollongong is around 191km (119 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 157km (97 miles)

It takes around 3h 15m to get from Batemans Bay and Wollongong by bus and train. If you are travelling by car it will take around 2h 25m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Batemans Bay to Wollongong is to drive which takes around 2h 25m and will set you back approx A$27 ($18).

The cheapest way to travel between Batemans Bay and Wollongong, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$39 ($26) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Batemans Bay and Wollongong. We recommend that you drive to Wollongong. instead which will take 2h 25m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Batemans Bay and Wollongong. It typically takes around 4hrs and departs once daily.

Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Batemans Bay and Wollongong with no changeovers required. The bus runs once daily and takes 4hrs.

Premier Motor Service run regular bus services between Batemans Bay and Wollongong. Buses run once daily and take around 4hrs on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Batemans Bay to Wollongong. We recommend that you fly from Moruya (MYA) to Sydney (SYD) then take the train to Wollongong Station. instead which will take 2h 40m.

The closest major airport to Wollongong is Sydney Airport (SYD) (SYD) which is approximately 61km (38 miles) from Wollongong. Moruya Airport (MYA) (MYA) and Canberra International Airport (CBR) (CBR) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Batemans Bay and Wollongong. The distance is around 195km (121 miles) by road and it will take around 2h 25m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Batemans Bay to Wollongong is to take the bus and then take the train which takes, on average, 3h 15m and will usually cost around A$52 ($35).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Batemans Bay and Wollongong

Transport options from Batemans Bay to Wollongong
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Train
2h 40m
A$240($165)
every 30 mins342km (212 miles)
Bus
4hrs
A$39($26)
once daily198km (123 miles)
Bus and Train
3h 15m
A$52($35)
twice daily191km (119 miles)
Drive
2h 25m
A$27($18)
on demand195km (121 miles)

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Airports near Wollongong

The following major airports near Wollongong offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

SYD
Sydney Airport (SYD)
International Airport
Distance
61km (38 miles) from Wollongong
MYA
Moruya Airport (MYA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
178km (110 miles) from Wollongong
CBR
Canberra International Airport (CBR)
International Airport
Distance
184km (114 miles) from Wollongong