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Central Railway Station

Eddy Ave | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9379 1777
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Which platform???

Worst train station I have ever passed through. Looking for a network map or platform list is like... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Renee C
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
I loved it!

Our rental unit was just across the street and we picked up the local tap and go card to save on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ruthandvern
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Wilton, California
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Eddy Ave | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Inner West
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+61 2 9379 1777
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst train station I have ever passed through. Looking for a network map or platform list is like searching for the holy grail! Put up some maps for visitors to this city!

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our rental unit was just across the street and we picked up the local tap and go card to save on ticket prices (which do not have a charge for the actual card). It was grat to look over the top of the platforms and...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Central Railway Station in Sydney IS a beautiful building (or series of buildings) but The Main Concourse near the interstate and inter-urban, o country train platforms is not as user friendly as to once was or as it should be. There is no food court,...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning old building with gorgeous architecture. This is the main train hub and is hugely busy. We found the signposting a bit lacking especially when we entered it from the George st southern end. Its a maze of shops and tunnels. Eventually we found...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Easy access to rail to airport for oversea visits. Convenient to good food. Nice staff. Clean and functional !

Thank Janette1953
Reviewed 2 September 2017

If you're obsessed in snapping and posting photos of your trip, the Central Railway Station offers endless photo op's! Apart from the breathtaking architecture of the actual station, it also has open air spaces that provide you with a gorgeous view of Sydney's blue skies....More

Thank milcah889
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Never Never Travel On The Xpt From Sydney To Brisbane, Most Uncomfortable Ride You Can Have Sitting Up All The Way For 15 Hours, Paid Extra For 1st Class Made No Difference Terrible Train Ride Food No Better ,Paid Another $90.00 For The Return Trip...More

1  Thank suzukidick
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Very busy always. We have to change here often from one suburban train to the other. This is where many of the country trains leave from also Indian Pacific. Always staff around to help & guide. Perhaps not as good as other main central stations...More

Thank jOnathOn49_19
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Travelling by train from the country or into the country I find it extremely bad that there is no Food available on the Concourse. It has been several years since the fire in one of the restaurants. There are signs up "Coming Soon New Food...More

Thank Tareean
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The modernisation of central railway station cannot come too soon. It is a rabbit warren if concourses and tunnels and with amenities for its quarter of a million a year travellers few and far between. Comparing it with railway stations in Europe and Asia is...More

Thank KevinDwyer1956
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BuddhaTrailTraveller
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Thank you David. I booked the Mercure. Cheers
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ride XPT, 10 hour trip
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