The Blue Mountains is a popular destination to the west of Sydney.

Located west of Sydney, the Blue Mountains is a famous destination for visitors and locals alike. Many people visit the Blue Mountains for a day or a couple of days. There is a lot to experience when visiting the Blue Mountains.

But how far are the Blue Mountains from Sydney?

How to get to the Blue Mountains

There are a few different ways to get to the Blue Mountains from Sydney. If you have a car, you can drive along the M4 Motorway. The road turns into the Great Western Highway, which will lead you directly to the Blue Mountains. The drive takes one and a half to two hours, with lots of gorgeous scenery along the way.

If you don’t have your own vehicle, you can take the train from Sydney. This train runs every hour and stops at Katoomba. It will take around two hours to get to the Blue Mountains by train. You can also choose to take a bus from Sydney if you don’t end up catching the train.

What to do in the Blue Mountains

There are lots of fun things to do when visiting the Blue Mountains!

The scenery of the Blue Mountains is unparalleled. The vast sprawl of mountains, dipping into deep valleys is a sight that you must see for your own eyes.

The most iconic sight of the Blue Mountains is the Three Sisters. This is a fascinating rock formation, with three towering pillars jutting out of the Blue Mountains. One of the best places to view the Three Sisters is from Echo Point. The lookout offers stunning views of the Three Sisters and the Jamison Valley below.

Another major highlight of the Blue Mountains is the Scenic World. This attraction offers a unique experience for exploring the Blue Mountains. If you stop Scenic World when visiting the Blue Mountains, be sure to buy a ticket that includes all the rides.

The Scenic Skyway and Scenic Cableway both offer panoramic views across the Jamison Valley. Take the opportunity to experience the Blue Mountains from high above on these thrilling rides. The other ride is the Scenic Railway. This is one of the steepest railways in the world! Don’t miss the chance to journey along the forest floor of the Blue Mountains on this thrilling ride.

Visiting the Blue Mountains on a tour

If you want to experience the Blue Mountains without having to plan how to get around, join one of our Blue Mountains tours!

Our Blue Mountains Day Tour is a great way to explore the Blue Mountains. Stop by Echo Point to take in the scenery of the Three Sisters. Then, stroll along the Prince Henry Cliff Walk for even more unparalleled views.

Our Blue Mountains All Inclusive Tour includes Echo Point lookout before heading to Scenic World for an afternoon of adrenaline-filled rides.

Don’t miss out on this amazing mountainous destination!

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