Getting Here and Away
Where are we?
Happy Buddha Retreats is situated in a beautiful bushland setting within the historic Blue Mountains town of Wentworth Falls.
The Blue Mountains National Park begins approximately 80 kilometres from Sydney’s CBD and is a popular weekend destination. Sydney residents come here to enjoy bush walks, native forest, waterfalls and lakes.
The town of Wentworth Falls was established in 1814 by European settlers. However, carbon dating shows that the traditional owners of the land are the Gundungurra People who have been on the land for more than 22,000 years. As such, we pay our respect to the traditional owners past and present of the beautiful Wentworth Falls region by respecting the nature and community in which we reside.
Getting here by car
Wentworth Falls is approximately 100 kilometres from Sydney’s CBD and the journey by car takes around 90 minutes. Our address is 50 Railway Parade, Wentworth Falls.
The trip is an easy one to make, even for out of town guests not familiar with Sydney’s roads. There is one long road connecting via several highways, tunnels and toll roads from the CBD directly to Wentworth Falls. You won’t miss any turn offs – because there aren’t any! The last 20 – 30 minutes takes in native bush views as the road takes you to 867 metres elevation.
Once you reach the historic town of Wentworth Falls, you might like to refer to your sat-nav. Happy Buddha Retreats is a simple 4 minute drive from the centre of Wentworth Falls via Railway Parade. The retreat has shady complimentary parking for your vehicle during your stay.
Getting to Wentworth Falls by train
The historic train station of Wentworth Falls is a single 2 hour train trip (or less) from Sydney’s CBD.
From Wentworth Falls station it is a 10 minute walk to Happy Buddha Retreats. Alternatively, you can arrange a taxi to pick you up at Wentworth Falls station for the 4 minute car journey to the retreat.
The Blue Mountains Line is an air conditioned train, departing hourly from Sydney’s Central station and more regularly during peak commuter times. You may also join the train at other stops along the line or connect to Central station via the train network.
Train prices and services
The train has toilets, upholstered seats, limited bike parking and a silent carriage. It does not have a meal or food service. The train is used by commuters so you may prefer to travel outside of peak hours.
Travelling by train is an affordable and relaxed option. Tickets from Central station to Wentworth Falls station are approximately $6.20. For more about fares and to check that there are no delays or track maintenance, check the NSW Transport website. In the event of track maintenance or significant delay, Transport NSW will provide bus alternatives for the affected portion of your trip.
Central station is also the best location to begin coach or bus tours to the Blue Mountains. There are several offices of bus and travel companies located in the Central station.
For pick up from the Wentworth Falls station by taxi call 13cabs on 13 222 7
Getting to Wentworth Falls from the airport
Many of our guests come from other locations within Australia for a short break. Some guests come directly from international flights for some rest and relaxation at the beginning of their holiday.
Getting here from Sydney airport is simple. Travel by train or car to Wentworth Falls via the airport adds very little extra travel time owing to Sydney airport being very close to the city.
From the airport by car
Sydney domestic and international airports have all the international and some local car hire firms. If you wish to self-drive you will find it is a straightforward 90 minute drive from the airport. You will take a ring road (M5) and then connect to the main M4 highway which leads directly to Wentworth Falls.
For more information about Sydney airport car hire and driver services click here.
From the airport by train
There is a regular 10 minute train trip between Sydney’s domestic and international airports which connects you with Central station.
From Central station catch the hourly Blue Mountains line train to Wentworth Falls station. For more information about the Sydney airport train click here.
Happy Buddha Retreats is a relaxing and healing sanctuary only 1.5hrs drive out of Sydney and 10 minutes walk to Wentworth Falls train station in the Blue Mountains of NSW.
50 Railway Parade, Wentworth Falls NSW 2782
Phone: +61 285406513