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Timetable changes for Blue Mountains buses

From Tuesday 30 January, the timetables of some Blue Mountains bus routes are being adjusted to improve efficiency and improve passenger comfort on some routes with large volumes of school students in the area being moved onto rail and dedicated school services.

Further information on the changes is below:

Changes by route

* School service

Route Change type Description
Route 690K Departure and running time adjusted
  • 690K from Carrington Hotel, Katoomba at 14:15 now departs at 14:05
Route S8529* Departure time adjusted
  • S8529 from Blaxland HS at 15:55 now departs at 15:45
Route S8613* Departure time adjusted
  • S8613 from St Columbas Catholic College at 15:25 now departs at 15:15
Route Change type Description
Route 691 Route and running time adjustment
  • 691 departing Westfield Penrith at 7.30am will now terminate at Blaxland Station.
  • Minor running time adjustments.
  • Please note: This service will no longer travel to St Columbas + St Thomas Aquinas School.
Route 692W Route and running time adjustment
  • Some route 692W services will have route path and running time adjustments.
Route 685/685H Route and running time adjustments
  • Running time adjustments and more standardised route paths
Route S8126* Route adjustment
  • Will extend from Blaxland HS to St Columbas Catholic College
Route S8520* Route adjustment
  • S8520 will now depart from St Dominic's College, Gascoigne St
Route S8220* Route and running time adjustment
  • S8220 now departs Green Pde before Cambridge St, Valley Heights at 7.38am.
  • S8220 changes to Route 685H from Springwood Station at 7.49am for travel to Springwood High School.
Route S8204* Path extension
  • Will now commence at Highlands Rd after Clifton Ave, Faulconbridge instead of Norman Lindsay Gallery. To replace the path change of the 685H.
Route Change type Description
Route S8114* Morning trip removed Students can now board Route 689 and S8122
Route S8604* Afternoon trip removed Students can board S8534 and Route 689
Route S8219* Morning trip removed Students can now board S8212
Route S8110* Morning trip removed Students can now board Route 691
Route S8643* Afternoon trip removed Students can now board Route 685H
Route S8234* Morning trip removed Students can now board Route 692W
Route S8611* Afternoon trip removed Students can now board 692W
Route Change type Description
Route S8249* New morning service
  • S8249 is a new service from Warrimoo Station, Valley Heights station and Springwood Station to St Columbas Catholic College.
  • St Columbas students residing in Penrith should board this service from Springwood Station for travel to School.
Route S8738* New afternoon service
  • S8738 is a new service from St Columbas Catholic College to Valley Heights Station and Warrimoo Station
  • St Columbas students residing in Penrith should board this service to Valley Heights Station and then board the train to Penrith.
Route S8544* New afternoon service
  • S8544 is a new service from St Columbas Catholic College to Emu Plains and Emu Heights.
Route S8130* New morning service
  • S8130 is a new service from Lennox Village to St Columbas Catholic College.
Route S8653* New morning service
  • S8653 is a new service from Springwood Station to Faulconbridge Public School
Route S8652* New morning service
  • 8652 is a new service from Springwood Baptist Church to Springwood Station
Route S8654* New afternoon service
  • S8654 is a new service from Wentworth Falls PS to Springwood Station.
Route S8650* New afternoon service
  • S8650 is a new service from Hazelbrook Public School to Hazelbrook Shops.
Route S8651* New afternoon service
  • S8650 is a new service from Hazelbrook Public School to Springwood Station.