City In­for­ma­tion

For in­for­ma­tion about all public trans­port, tele­phone 131 500 or visit trans­portnsw.info

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VIS­I­TOR IN­FOR­MA­TION CEN­TRES

A one-stop shop for all your vis­i­tor in­for­ma­tion needs for Syd­ney and New South Wales, in­clud­ing a free book­ing ser­vice. aus­tralian­vis­i­tor­centres.com.au/nsw

Syd­ney Vis­i­tor Cen­tre – The Rocks: Open seven days (ex­cept Christ­mas Day and Good Fri­day) 9.30am–5.30pm. Cor­ner of Ar­gyle and Play­fair Streets, The Rocks. 1800 067 676.

Syd­ney Vis­i­tor Cen­tre – Dar­ling Har­bour: Open seven days (ex­cept Christ­mas Day and Good Fri­day) 9.30am–5.30pm. Lo­cated be­hind IMAX The­atre, Palm Grove, Dar­ling Har­bour. 1800 067 676.

Hello Manly In­for­ma­tion and Book­ing Cen­tre – Manly: Open seven days (ex­cept Christ­mas Day), Mon­day–fri­day 9am–5pm, week­ends 10am–4pm. Lo­cated on The Fore­court, Manly Wharf. 9976 1730.

OPAL CARD

Opal Card is an elec­tronic ‘smart card’ tick­et­ing sys­tem used through­out the public trans­port sys­tem in Syd­ney, the Blue Moun­tains, Cen­tral Coast, Hunter Val­ley, Illawarra and the South­ern High­lands, which al­lows easy and con­ve­nient travel across the ferry, rail and se­lected bus net­works. Opal Cards can be pur­chased from var­i­ous re­tail­ers through­out Syd­ney. For more in­for­ma­tion on Opal Card visit opal.com.au

BUSES

There are ma­jor bus ter­mi­nals at Wynyard Sta­tion (York Street), the QVB (York Street), and Rail­way Square. Buses op­er­ate right across Syd­ney, with pri­or­ity routes in the Syd­ney Cen­tral Busi­ness District (CBD) along El­iz­a­beth Street, Castlereagh Street, Park Street, Druitt Street, Clarence Street and York Street. To travel on public trans­port in Syd­ney, you will need an Opal card or an Opal Sin­gle trip ticket.

FER­RIES

The ma­jor­ity of fer­ries op­er­ate from Cir­cu­lar Quay at the north­ern end of Pitt Street. 131 500. trans­portnsw.info

TRAINS

Syd­ney Trains. Syd­ney has seven lines, each colour coded for easy iden­ti­fi­ca­tion. In the City, trains run through a cir­cle from Cen­tral on to Town Hall, Wynyard, Cir­cu­lar Quay, St James, Mu­seum and back to Cen­tral. Syd­ney Trains op­er­ate through­out the Syd­ney metropoli­tan area. syd­ney­trains.info

NSW Train­link. NSW Train­link serves more than 480 des­ti­na­tions by train and coach through­out NSW. In­ter­city trains link the South Coast, South­ern High­lands, Blue Moun­tains, Cen­tral Coast and Hunter re­gions of NSW. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion visit syd­ney­trains.info or call 131 500. Re­gional trains and coaches link the South­ern, West­ern, North West­ern and North Coast re­gions of NSW as well as link­ing Can­berra, Mel­bourne and Bris­bane. Re­gional train and coach ser­vices re­quire book­ings which can be made at nswtrain­link.info or by call­ing 13 22 32.

LIGHT RAIL

The Syd­ney Light Rail net­work links the hub of Cen­tral Sta­tion with Syd­ney’s in­ner­west via Pyr­mont, Glebe, Le­ich­hardt North, and Ar­ling­ton right through to Dul­wich Hill. Syd­ney Light Rail is a com­fort­able, con­ve­nient and ef­fi­cient mode of trans­port. It is cur­rently be­ing ex­tended through the CBD. Road clo­sures and di­ver­sions are in place. trans­de­vsyd­ney.com.au

TAXIS

Pre­mier Cabs ................................... 13 10 17 RSL Cabs ...................................... 9581 1111 Taxis Com­bined Ser­vices ................. 13 10 08

Please note that there is a 20 per cent tar­iff in­crease be­tween 10pm–6am to the nor­mal fare.

RENTAL CARS

Avis ....................... 136 333

East coast car­rentals ............ 1800028881

AIR­PORT SHUT­TLES

Air­bus Air­port Shut­tle ................... 9666 9988

REDY2GO ................................ 1300 246 669

CAR RENTAL & LIMOUSINES

Air­port trans­fers and tour­ing ser­vices – Cap­ture the ex­cit­ing at­mos­phere of Syd­ney in the air con­di­tioned com­fort of a Brunel Chauf­feured Car-per­son­alised tour­ing around Syd­ney and its en­vi­rons – no need to be part of a group. Speak to your concierge and ask for Brunel or ring .......................... 1300 855 955

WA­TER TAXIS

H2O Maxi Taxis ....................... 1300420829

....................................h2owa­ter­taxis.com.au

Wa­ter Taxis Com­bined ................. 95558888

..........................................wa­ter­taxis.com.au

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