Getting here

Shellharbour is locate on the south coast of NSW an easy 90 minute drive from Sydney, Australia and less than 3 hours from Canberra, Australia.  Positioned between Wollongong to the north and Kiama to the South.



Just over 1 hour drive from Sydney via the M1 Princess Highway or enjoy the amazing scenery of the Grand Pacific Drive. From Canberra, take the 2.5 hours drive via the M31 Hume Highway to Moss Vale then the Illawarra Highway. For driving directions to Shellharbour visit Google Maps


Trains depart Sydney Central Station to the South Coast approximately every hour and every 30 minutes during peak hour. Stations to disembark include Albion Park Rail, Oak Flats and Shellharbour Junction Stations.

For further information and timetables please contact the Transport Information Line on 131 500 or visit


Coach services travel through Shellharbour with connections to Sydney, Canberra and Eden on a regular basis

Premier Motor Service stops at Albion Park Railway Station on route from Sydney to Eden.   

Murrays Coaches stops in Albion Park connecting Wollongong to Canberra. 


Shellharbour Airport is located in Albion Park Rail in the City of Shellharbour and offers convenient commercial passenger flights by Link Airways to Brisbane and Melbourne (Essendon) return. Book your flight at Link Airways

Sydney Domestic/International Airport is just over an hours drive from the City of Shellharbour. Door to door airport connections are available. 

Charter flights are available from Shellharbour Airport  Illawarra for further information call NSW Air on 02 4256 1001 or visit their website at NSW Air Flight Training

Travel Distances from Shellharbour to:

 – 13.5 kms – 12 min

Wollongong – 25 kms – 20 min

Sydney – 100 kms – 1 hr 30 min

Newcastle – 265 kms – 3 hrs

Katoomba – 170 kms – 2 hrs 30 min

Batemans Bay – 172 kms – 2 hrs

Goulburn – 125 kms – 1 hr 30 min

Canberra – 215 kms – 2 hrs 30 min

Melbourne – 795 kms – 9 hrs

Brisbane – 1065 kms – 12 hrs 30 min