Getting Around

By Car

With a good highway system linking Lithgow to Sydney and the rest of New South Wales , driving to Lithgow is simple.

From Sydney: Two alternative routes from the Sydney region travel through the Blue Mountains . Follow the Great western Highway, through the towns and villages including Katoomba and Leura or follow the Bell ’s Line of Road and view the majesty of World Heritage listed wilderness.

From Canberra/Melbourne: Via Goulburn and Oberon – When travelling North on the Princes Highway turn at Goulburn and proceed through Goulburn turning left at the turnoff to Wombeyan Caves. Proceed along the Taralga Road to Taralga and Abercrombie Road to Oberon. Note there remains 15km of unsealed, although good quality road in the process of being sealed by late 2007.

From Central West : Lithgow can also be reached from the Central West through Bathurst and Mudgee.

By Rail

Rail services operate from Sydney to Lithgow, stopping at all major villages throughout the mountains. View timetables at

Other scheduled trains include the Indian Pacific and The Ghan.

By Coach

CountryLink provides trains services to Lithgow. View recent timetables at

By Air

The closest airport to Lithgow is Bathurst . Pick ups from Bathurst airport can be arranged.

Regional Express (REX) 13 17 13


By Private Charter

A personalised on-demand shuttle service is available from Sydney Airport or the Sydney Metropolitan Area to and from the Blue Mountains . Private charter is also available from the following operators:

Getabout 4WD Adventures Tel: 1300 305 660
Jones Bros Bus Company Tel: (02) 6352 3888
Madjestic Tours Tel: (02) 6352 3803
Misty Mountains 4WD Tel: (02) 4757 2278

Day Tours

Day Tours of the Lithgow region are available.

Getabout 4WD Adventures Tel: 1300 305 660
Lithgow Taxi Tel: (02) 6351 3305
Madjestic Tours Tel: (02) 6352 3803
Misty Mountains 4WD Tel: (02) 4757 2278

Locality Maps

These maps have been created for the purpose of showing basic locality information over Lithgow City Council. Any error should be reported to Lithgow City Council.


Cullen Bullen

Glen Alice

Glen Davis

Lidsdale & Blackmans Flat


Hartley & Little Hartley

Lake Lyell





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