How to get around in Sydney
Sydney has an excellent public transport system including trains, buses and ferries. There are also some bicycle paths.
You can travel around Sydney and NSW on trains, buses, ferries and light rail using an Opal card. The Opal card is a smartcard ticket that you load value onto and keep for travel on all public transport in Sydney and surrounds, such as the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Hunter, Illawarra and Southern Highlands. You can buy Opal card from an opal card retailer or order online Find out more about Opal card
Search for travel times, routes and how to get places on transport Info website.
Always check online for the latest transport information.
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|Transport Info||www.transportnsw.info||...train, bus and ferry timetables, fares and online trip-planning|
|Sydney Trains||www.sydneytrains.info||...train timetables, fares and network maps|
|Sydney Buses||www.sydneybuses.info||...bus timetables, fares and network maps|
|Sydney Ferries||www.sydneyferries.info||...ferry timetables, fares and network maps|
|Whereis||www.whereis.com||...online street maps|
Airport services to Sydney and suburbs
- Sydney International and Domestic Airport is 8 kms from the centre of Sydney.
- The AirportLink rail service runs from Sydney Airport to the city centre regularly and takes approximately 20 minutes. At Central Station you can catch trains or buses to Sydney metropolitan areas or NSW regional centres.
How to travel outside Sydney
Each regional city or town in NSW has its own transport services. Go to www.countrytransport.131500.com.au website for further information. Your International Students Coordinator can help you with local transport information when you arrive at your school.
Several airlines operate regional and interstate services within Australia. Prices are often competitive with bus services or rail services. Throughout the year, the airlines advertise discounted tickets on the internet.
More information online
|Qantas||www.qantas.com.au||...find route maps, ticket prices, sale fares |
...book flights online
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NSW lies on the east coast of Australia.
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