Getting to and around Penrith

Planning a trip to Penrith to enjoy some of the exciting things to do, delicious places to eat or luxurious places to stay? This guide will help.

Getting to Penrith

Looking over land linking river to Penrith CBD


Use the M4 Motorway and take either the Northern Road exit or the Mulgoa Road exit to get to Penrith; the Mamre Road exit to get to St Marys; or the Russell Street exit to get to Emu Plains.


From the South Western Freeway/Hume Highway take the Penrith exit, follow the Route 9 signs along Northern Road to Penrith, or continue past the Northern Road exit and take the M7 Tollway (e-Toll only*) to the M4.


From the Sydney Newcastle Freeway or Pacific Highway follow Pennant Hills Road and the Cumberland Highway to the M4 Motorway.


From the M4 Motorway/Great Western Highway, take the Northern Road or Mulgoa Road exit for Penrith; the Mamre Road exit for St Marys; or the Russell Street exit for Emu Plains. * If you do not have an electronic tag then it’s best to purchase an Emu Pass designed for visitors and casual users of Sydney toll roads. Phone 13 18 65 or visit


Penrith is on the Western and Blue Mountains line of the Sydney Trains network. Our local railway stations are St Marys, Werrington, Kingswood, Penrith and Emu Plains.

Trains to the Blue Mountains via Penrith and Emu Plains depart from Central. Suburban trains depart regularly from Central and City stations. Daily NSW TrainLink services to and from Central NSW also stop at Penrith. If you are travelling to the airport, change at Central for the airport link trains.

Getting around Penrith




Local buses operate throughout Penrith and surrounding suburbs and the lower Blue Mountains.


You might also be interested in these popular blog articles...

Visitors to Penrith are always looking for...

Accessible accommodation

Accessible accommodation

Accessible rooms available. Please check directly with accommodation provider for more information

Read more



Best places to drink in Penrith

Read more

Bistro Dining

Bistro Dining

If you're looking for tasty food at reasonable prices, then look no further than Penrith's range of bistros.

Read more