Bathurst –  Australia’s oldest inland settlement, is now a vibrant regional city in the Central West of New South Wales with a population of approximately 40,000.

Combining rural lifestyle with the conveniences of modern living, Bathurst now boasts historic sites and architecture, agricultural and industry, a world famous motor racing circuit, university and growing wine industry.

Getting to Bathurst


Bathurst is 2.5 – 3 hours west of Sydney. The fastest route is through the Blue Mountains on the Great Western Highway.

Bathurst is 3.5 hours drive from Canberra, via Cowra and Boorowa.

Fly from Sydney

Bathurst regional airport is located approximately 10 minutes out of town. Flights from Sydney take approximately 50 minutes.

Train from Sydney

Trains from Sydney Central Station take approximately 3.5 hours. Travelers also have the option of train journeys to Lithgow with coach transfers from Lithgow to Bathurst.

Trains and coaches stop at Bathurst Railway Station, located at the bottom of Keppel Street. Buses and taxis are available from the station.

Coach from Sydney

Coach travel takes approximately 3.5 hours.