Bathurst Information
Interesting information and links about Bathurst and the Bathurst Region.

Kings Parade Bathurst Photo by Winam
Kings Parade - Photo by Winam

Abercrombie House Bathurst. Photo by denisbin
Historic Abercrombie House - Photo by denisbin

Bathurst Regional Council area 44,000 people.

Average summer max. temperature 27, min. 12. Average winter max. temperature 12, min. 1.

Mt Panorama Bathurst
Mount Panorama - Photo by malakae

Bathurst city 670 metres above sea level.
Mt Panorama 874 metres above sea level.

Longitude and latitude
East 149 degrees, 39.1 minutes, South 33 degrees, 24.6 minutes.

Bathurst Streetscape - Photo by Winam
Bathurst Streetscape - Photo by Winam

xpt photo
Photo by glenn5108


Australia Wide Coaches Ph 02 6362 7963
Daily service between Bathurst and Sydney.
Transport NSW TrainLink
Bathurst Railway Station Ph 02 6334 8600
Rail reservations Ph 13 22 32 or online
Daily XPT and Bathurst Bullet and Road Coach services to and from Sydney. Coach connections to other destinations.
Bathurst Taxis Ph 131 008

Road Scene Photo by amandabhslaterPhoto by amandabhslater

Traveling by road to downtown Bathurst - distances and times

Estimates based upon averaged traffic conditions in good weather.
Check online at Live Traffic for the latest road information.
Sydney CBD Great Western Highway and Katoomba 207 km - 3 hours
Sydney CBD Bells Line of Road and Bilpin 203 km - 3 hours
Canberra 251 km - 3h30m Orange 54 km - 42 minutes
Cowra 106 km - 1h15m Goulburn 190 km - 2h30m
Dubbo 205 km - 2h45m Mudgee 130 km - 1h45m
Newcastle 323 km - 4h15m
Wagga Wagga 322 km - 3h50m
Wollongong 258 km - 3h20m

Western Advocate
163 George Street, Bathurst
Ph 02 6331 2611
Bathurst City Life
Suite 1, Level 1, Crago Mill 2a Piper Street Bathurst
Ph 0467 200 245
Stereo 2BS 1503AM
B-Rock 99.3FM ABC
Central West 96.7FM
Visitor Information 87.8FM
2MCE 92.3FM[/su_note]

Machattie Park Bathurst by smurfunMachattie Park -Photo by smurfun


National Parks

Featured Region


Orange Visitor and Travel Guide. Visit Orange NSW and celebrate the region’s wine and food. Find out here about what to see and do and where to eat and stay. Art Gallery, Bed and Breakfast, Cafes and Coffee Shops, Caravan Parks, Events, Festivals, Guesthouses, Gardens, History, Holiday Cottages, Holiday Parks, Holidays, Hotels, National Parks, Markets, Motels, Museums, Produce, Restaurants, Self Catering, Services, Serviced Apartments, Shopping, Tourism, Tourist Guide, Tours and Drives,Travel, Villages, Wine, Wine Tasting, Wineries. Blayney, Canowindra, Carcoar, Molong, Millthorpe, Ophir, Mount Canobolas, Lake Canobolas, Orange Botanic Gardens, Conimbla National Park, Weddin Mountains National Park. Read More about “ORANGE TRAVEL GUIDE”

Journeys around NSW

  • The region has over 46 wineries and cellar doors for you to visit. Here we showcase some of the cool climate wines that are making the region famous. At many cellars doors, you will be able to meet the winemaker and hear of their passion for their wine and of our region. They will explain how our unique combination of altitude, cool climate, soils and topography provides Orange Region wines a unique point of difference.
  • It has attracted the rich and famous and those looking to escape life on the coast. Over the years it has welcomed Banjo Paterson, Henry Lawson, Fred Hollows and Dame Mary Durack and many more. You should see why!
  • Visit NSW and discover the states cities, towns and regions. Sydney Visitor Guide, Orange Region Visitor Guide, Bathurst Visitor Guide, North Coast, South Coast, Hunter, Central Coast and Country. Accommodation, events, shopping restaurants and more.
  • I don’t know if it is the altitude or the attitude but food does taste better in Orange. And if you marry your taste buds to a local wine such as Colmar Pinot Gris or a Brangayne Shiraz you will be in for a great food experience.
  • In Orange city and in the region, there are a plethora of amazing cafes. Some have recently opened, and there are many more on the horizon and the best of the original pioneers just get better.
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