For information about all public transport, telephone 131 500 or visit transportnsw.info
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 Manly Wharf Forecourt. 9976 1730. hellomanly.com.au
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
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. transportnsw.info
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.
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
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