Jenolan Caves

Katoomba to Jenolan via Hampton - map & directions

If you are driving west, from the general direction of Sydney, but you want the fastest way, you may use this route.  


Approx travel times

Approx distances

From Katoomba, drive west on the Great Western Highway to Jenolan Caves Road, at Hartley. Turn left.

45 min.


Drive through Hampton, to Duckmaloi Road. Turn right.

27 min.


DO NOT TAKE BOGGY CREEK ROAD. (Turn off your navigator.)
On Duckmaloi Road, head towards Oberon, but before reaching Oberon, turn left onto Titania Road.

15 min.


At the end of Titania Road, turn left onto Edith Road. 

3 min.


Stay on Edith Road, all the way to Jenolan. 20 min. 21.5km


1 hr, 50 min.


The above times are estimates.  This route looks simple on the map, but the reality may be different. So give yourself plenty of extra driving time, in case you get lost. Before setting out for Jenolan, always check for possible road closures or delays.


On Edith Road, 3 kms before Jenolan, at the top of the steep valley descent, STOP AT THE BARRIER. The descent is now one-way, so Transport for NSW will escort your vehicle 3km down to our carpark. Then, catch our free shuttle bus, right down to caves and hotel. Escort vehicles run every 20-minutes and shuttle bus runs more frequently.

To be on time for your tour, please arrive at the barrier (3km from the caves) ***1 HOUR AND 15 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR FIRST BOOKED ACTIVITY.***

LEAVE WITH ESCORT VEHICLE: Escort vehicles leave our car park every 20 minutes, to accompany vehicles back up the hill.

4655 Jenolan Caves Road, Jenolan Caves, Blue Mountains NSW. Ph: 1300 76 33 11 or +61 2 6359 3911

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