Sydney Australia Tourist Guide

Central Station can get you to most places in Sydney and around NSW

Central Station can get you to most places in Sydney and around NSW

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Exploring Sydney by Train

Trains are a convenient way to see Sydney and surrounds. As well, most train stations will have connecting bus stops and taxi ranks, while at Circular Quay you can catch ferries and jetcats to various points around Sydney Harbour and as far west as Parramatta.

There is a variety of train tickets that are on offer. These tickets are available from train stations, Sydney ferry ticket offices as well as many newagencies and convenience stores.


If your in Sydney for a longer time, you can get an Opal card which makes it easy to pay for fares on public and private transport that are on the Opal network.

MyMulti Tickets

This ticket will allow you travel not only on trains, but buses and ferries depending how far you wish to travel. You can either choose day tickets or week long tickets. The only restrictions are on certain event buses or Manly fast ferries. They also do not apply to NSW regional trains or coaches.


The Seven Day Rail Pass allows you to unlimited train travel within the area and dates indicated on your ticket. You can purchase them from vending machines at any Sydney train station or at the railway ticket office.

Travel Hint

With train tickets, if you buy a weekly or fortnightly after 3pm, you can travel for the rest of that day as well as your seven or fourteen starting the next day.

Train Maps

  • Cycling in Sydney Australia
  • Central Train Station, Circular Quay, Town Hall and Wynyard are major city terminals for taxis and buses, as well as trains. You can catch ferries at Circular Quay and at various points around the harbour. See the Sydney Circular Quay Map.

    Buses to Bondi Beach are available at Circular Quay and the Bondi Junction railway station. See the train stations map for City, Kings Cross and Bondi Junction Trains.

    Sydney Airport Trains

    City trains are an easy way to get to and from Sydney Airport. See more about Sydney Airport - Travelling around the continent by train: Australia Trains.

    Further Reading

    Suburbs in Sydney

    Finding the best Sydney Suburbs to Visit.


    See the Greater Sydney Map or find Sydney Attractions.

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