Illawarra Airport

Wollongong Illawarra Regional Airport is located about 20 minutes south of Wollongong at Airport Road off the Princes Highway at Albion Park Rail (a suburb of Shellharbour, which forms part of the Illawarra).

From 12 November 2018, Fly Corporate will provide direct flights from Albion Park Airport to Melbourne and Brisbane.

For further information and flight schedules visit the website.

Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport is located 15 minutes from the city and approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes from Wollongong. There is 1 international terminal and 2 domestic terminals. The airport has a range of transport options and for this conference we recommend hiring a car, catching the train or booking a transfer.

To learn more about Sydney Airport visit the website.


Wollongong is located on Sydney Train’s South Coast Line. Sydney Trains operate commuter trains at regular intervals to Wollongong.

If travelling from Sydney domestic or international airports catch a train on the airport line to Wolli Creek Station. Disembark and board the next South Coast Line train to Wollongong. This journey will take approximately 90 minutes from Wolli Creek Station.

To view the Sydney Trains website please click here.

 Gong Shuttle Bus

Wollongong’s free Gong Shuttle Bus makes it easy to get around the Wollongong’s CBD.

The service operates in both directions on a loop from Wollongong Station to Wollongong University via Wollongong Hospital, Burelli Street and the Innovation Campus. Please refer to the green line on the map for the Shuttle’s exact route and scheduled stops.

On weekdays the Shuttle operates every 10 minutes between 7am and 6pm and every 20 minutes from 6pm to 10pm.

On weekends the Shuttle operates every 20 minutes between 8am and 6pm.

The route numbers for the Gong Shuttle are 55A and 55C.

For more information about the Gong Shuttle Bus visit or download the map PDF to determine the Free Gong Shuttle Stop nearest you.

Destination Wollongong

For further information please visit the Destination Wollongong website. It provides helpful details about local attractions, beaches and pools, bushwalking tracks, dining, accommodation and travel.

Leisure Coast Limousine Service

Airport Transfers are a vital part of travel with Wollongong being 1.5 hours away from the Sydney Airport. Use of your time is important in this day and age whether it be Business or Holiday travel. Let us help you make the most of your time by transferring you to and from the airport in comfort.

Book via the website and include code EPHEA/NAEAA for discounted conference rate.


Avis Car Rental and its subsidiaries operate one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,500 locations in more than 165 countries.

To rent a car through Avis and obtain conference rates, please quote the discount number P675903.

Please click here to view rates, vehicle fleet and locations.