A bustling country town, known for the spectacular Wellington Caves.
Wellington is located at the junction of the Macquarie and Bell rivers. It is about 350 km (4 hr 30 min drive) from Sydney. The major regional centre of Dubbo is 50 km (40 min drive) to the north west of Wellington.
Wellington is the second oldest NSW settlement west of the Blue Mountains, it is now a bustling commercial centre for the surrounding agricultural district.
The closest commercial airport is Dubbo Regional Airport (60 km away). Regular flights to Sydney are available with Qantas or Regional Express (REX), and other destinations with Fly Corporate, FlyPelican and Airlink.
Wellington station is served by a daily NSW TrainLink XPT service which runs between Sydney and Dubbo. Countrylink offers a daily coach service that connects Lithgow to Wellington. There is also a return bus service to Dubbo.
Wellington Health Service is a small public hospital with less than 30 beds. It has an emergency department.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Wellington staffed by full time paramedics and volunteers.