Distance between Sydney and Katoomba

The distance from Sydney to Katoomba is 102 kilometers by road including 53 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes and goes through Ultimo, Pyrmont, Rozelle, Lilyfield, Leichhardt, Haberfield and Ashfield.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Sydney 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A4 3 km, 03 min
Pyrmont 3 km 0:03 03 min 0.1 L
A4 1 km, 01 min
Rozelle 4 km 0:04 04 min 0.3 L
A4 1 km, 01 min
Lilyfield 5 km 0:05 05 min 0.3 L
A4 3 km, 02 min
Haberfield 8 km 0:07 07 min 0.5 L
A4 2 km, 01 min
Croydon 10 km 0:09 09 min 0.8 L
3 km, 01 min
Homebush 12 km 0:11 11 min 0.8 L
M4 3 km, 02 min
Homebush West 15 km 0:13 13 min 1.2 L
M4 2 km, 01 min
Lidcombe 17 km 0:14 14 min 1.2 L
M4 A32 86 km, 1 h 00 min
Katoomba 103 km 1:15 1 h 15 min 8.1 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Sydney 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A4 3 km, 03 min
Pyrmont 3 km 0:03 03 min 0.1 L
A4 1 km, 01 min
Rozelle 4 km 0:04 04 min 0.3 L
A4 1 km, 01 min
Lilyfield 5 km 0:05 05 min 0.3 L
A4 3 km, 02 min
Haberfield 8 km 0:07 07 min 0.5 L
A4 2 km, 01 min
Croydon 10 km 0:09 09 min 0.8 L
3 km, 01 min
Homebush 12 km 0:11 11 min 0.8 L
M4 3 km, 02 min
Homebush West 15 km 0:13 13 min 1.2 L
M4 2 km, 01 min
Lidcombe 17 km 0:14 14 min 1.2 L
M4 2 km, 01 min
Auburn 19 km 0:15 15 min 1.4 L
M4 1 km, 00 min
Clyde 20 km 0:16 16 min 1.5 L
M4 2 km, 01 min
Holroyd 22 km 0:17 17 min 1.6 L
M4 2 km, 01 min
Merrylands 24 km 0:19 19 min 1.9 L
M4 1 km, 00 min
South Wentworthville 25 km 0:20 20 min 2.0 L
M4 2 km, 01 min
Greystanes 27 km 0:21 21 min 2.1 L
M4 4 km, 02 min
Prospect 30 km 0:23 23 min 2.2 L
M4 7 km, 04 min
Eastern Creek 37 km 0:27 27 min 2.6 L
M4 9 km, 05 min
Orchard Hills 46 km 0:32 32 min 3.3 L
M4 7 km, 03 min
Glenmore Park 53 km 0:36 36 min 4.1 L
M4 2 km, 01 min
Regentville 55 km 0:37 37 min 4.3 L
M4 2 km, 01 min
Leonay 57 km 0:38 38 min 4.4 L
A32 3 km, 02 min
Glenbrook 60 km 0:41 41 min 4.8 L
A32 3 km, 02 min
Blaxland 63 km 0:43 43 min 4.9 L
A32 4 km, 03 min
Warrimoo 67 km 0:46 46 min 5.2 L
A32 2 km, 01 min
Sun Valley 69 km 0:48 48 min 5.5 L
A32 3 km, 02 min
Springwood 72 km 0:50 50 min 5.6 L
A32 4 km, 03 min
Faulconbridge 76 km 0:53 53 min 5.9 L
A32 4 km, 03 min
Linden 80 km 0:56 56 min 6.3 L
A32 3 km, 02 min
Woodford 83 km 0:58 58 min 6.5 L
A32 4 km, 02 min
Hazelbrook 86 km 1:01 1 h 01 min 6.8 L
A32 2 km, 01 min
Lawson 89 km 1:03 1 h 03 min 7.0 L
A32 2 km, 01 min
Bullaburra 90 km 1:05 1 h 05 min 7.1 L
A32 5 km, 04 min
Wentworth Falls 96 km 1:09 1 h 09 min 7.6 L
A32 4 km, 02 min
Leura 99 km 1:12 1 h 12 min 7.8 L
A32 3 km, 02 min
Katoomba 103 km 1:15 1 h 15 min 8.1 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Sydney to Katoomba?

Fuel cost: 13.1 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 102 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.6 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Sydney to Katoomba?

Driving time: 1 h 15 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 16 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 8 min
  • 13 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 8 min
  • 12 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 7 min
  • 39 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 29 min
  • 11 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 9 min
  • 11 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 11 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Sydney to Katoomba by land?

The distance between Sydney and Katoomba is 102 km by road including 53 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Sydney and Katoomba respectively.

How far is Sydney to Katoomba by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Sydney and Katoomba is 85 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Sydney and Katoomba respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Sydney from Katoomba by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 6 min to cover the distance of 85 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 23 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Sydney to Katoomba?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 21 min to cover the distance of 85 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 24 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Sydney and Katoomba?

The halfway point between Sydney and Katoomba is Glenmore Park. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Glenmore Park to Sydney is 53 km and driving will take about 36 min. The road between Glenmore Park and Katoomba has length 49 km and will take approximately 39 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Regentville is in 55 km from Sydney and 47 km from Katoomba
  • Orchard Hills is in 46 km from Sydney and 56 km from Katoomba
  • Leonay is in 57 km from Sydney and 45 km from Katoomba

Where is Sydney in relation to Katoomba?

Sydney is located 85 km east of Katoomba.

Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.86796, longitude 151.21005.

Katoomba has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.71376, longitude 150.31216.

Which highway goes from Sydney to Katoomba?

The route from Sydney to Katoomba follows M4, A32.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A4: 7 km
The distance between Sydney and Katoomba is ranked 400th in the ranking popularity.
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