Mittagong

Mittagong is a city in New South Wales.

Get in

By car

Located 110 km south-west of Sydney, NSW, you'll get there via the Hume Highway. Exits are clearly signposted from the road, and the trip should take around 90 minutes from the city centre.

By train

Mittagong is a major stop on the Southern Highlands line, with 1-2 hour frequency. Mostly a change at Campbelltown is required.

Get around

The best way to see the local area is by car. Parking and traffic are not a problem, and the roads to most nearby attractions are paved.

The train service on the Southern Highlands Line will take you to the neighbouring Southern Highlands towns every couple of hours, so requires a bit of planning. The train service accepts the Opal card for trips, or you can buy single tickets from the station.

There is a very limited bus service on weekdays, and this mostly consists transport for school children. The bus network does not accept Opal, and you must buy a ticket from the driver.

The local taxi service, Southern Highlands Taxis, also run services 24/7 though have expensive rates, for example, travel to the next town across, Bowral, usually will cost $20(AUD) or more.

See

Located in the Nattai River Valley between two extinct volcanoes, Mt Gibraltar and Mt Alexandra, Mittagong boasts spectacular natural scenery. The view from Mr Gibraltar is pleasant.

The drive up to the lookouts at Mount Gilbraltar is signposted from the town centre, and from the Bowral road. The view is quite nice, and there are a couple of places to admire the view. There is a rim walk, as well as a walk all the way to the top. The picnic areas are somewhat run down and overgrown, but still worth a visit for the view.

Drink

Sleep

Go next

Routes through Mittagong

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