City In­for­ma­tion

For in­for­ma­tion about all pub­lic trans­port, tele­phone 131 500 or visit trans­

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A one-stop shop for all your vis­i­tor in­for­ma­tion needs for Sydney and New South Wales, in­clud­ing a free book­ing ser­vice. aus­tralian­vis­i­tor­

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 Manly Wharf Fore­court. 9976 1730. hel­


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


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.


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


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. syd­ney­

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 syd­ney­ 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 nswtrain­ or by call­ing 13 22 32.


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. trans­de­vsyd­

Photo: Ethan Rohloff/des­ti­na­tion NSW.

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