Once you've arrived safely in Wollongong, there are a number of easy and affordable transport options to get you from A to B.
Wollongong Shuttle Bus
Wollongong's FREE Gong Shuttle Bus makes it easy to get around Wollongong's CBD. The service operates in both directions on a loop from Wollongong Station to Wollongong University via Wollongong Hospital, Burelli Street and the Innovation Campus. On weekdays the Shuttle operates every 10 minutes between 7am and 6pm and every 20 minutes from 6pm to 10pm. On weekends the Shuttle operates every 20 minutes between 8am and 6pm.
The route numbers for the Gong Shuttle are 55A and 55C. For more information about the Gong Shuttle Bus visit www.131500.com.au or download the map PDF.
Other Wollongong Bus Setvices
Premier Illawarra and Dions also operate regular timetables bus services in and around Wollongong. Visit their websites (www.premierillawarra.com.au and www.dions.com.au) for timetables and more information.
Transport for NSW website www.transportnsw.info provides up to date information on train and bus services, and downloadable timetables and route maps.
The route number 4 to Wollongong via Woonona service and route number 4U Wollongong University service depart from Bulli Beach Tourist Park Farrell Rd (Stop 251638).
If you're looking to travel to the outer suburbs of Wollongong and/or to some of the beautiful coastal towns further south such as Shellharbour, Kiama or Nowra, CityRail offers regular timetabled services via the South Coast Line.
For timetables and more information visit the Sydney Trains website.
The South Coast Line towards Thirroul/Waterfall/Bondi Junction (north) departs from Bulli Station, Platform 1, and the South Coast Line towards Wollongong/Port Kembla/Kiama (south) departs from Bulli Station, Platform 2.
Wollongong Radio Cabs has 136 taxis serving the entire Illawarra region from the top of Helensburgh to south of Albion Park. There are 12 accessible taxis available to passengers with disabilities, and Maxi Taxis can carry up to 11 passengers. When time matters you can book in advance to be assured you are there on time.
TO BOOK A TAXI SERVICE DIAL 02 4254 2111.
If you prefer to run on your own timetable, hiring a car is a great option to make your way around Wollongong with all major companies represented including Avis (47 Flinders Street Wollongong, Phone 02 42284111), Budget (49 Flinders Street Wollongong, Phone 02 42273222), Europcar (5 Industrial Road Oak Flats, Phone 02 42514830) and Hertz (173 Princes Hwy, Unanderra, Phone 02 4271 6925).