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Central Railway Station

Eddy Ave | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9379 1777
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Nothing really that interesting about this place

There are many interesting places to go "around" the Central Station. However, the interior of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Taipei, Taiwan
Going back in time

Had a lovely steam train ride from Central to Hurstville and back. Transport Heritage NSW Expo had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon K
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“light rail” (25 reviews)
“busy station” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Eddy Ave | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Inner West
+61 2 9379 1777
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Reviewed yesterday

There are many interesting places to go "around" the Central Station. However, the interior of the station itself is not very interesting. Even though there are long distance train, suburban trains, and even tram (right outside the entrance on second level), the signage is not...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely steam train ride from Central to Hurstville and back. Transport Heritage NSW Expo had Steam Train, Vintage Electric Train, Railmotor and Vintage Bus Rides. The Mortuary Station was opened which was built to transport coffins and mourners to Rookwood Cemetery.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at Central station, we needed to find the bus stop for buses going up Parramatta Road. After walking backwards and forwards, we asked an emplyee. He didn't know. The next employee we asked, was a driver and he didn't know. We knew...More

1  Thank Moja2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Central Railway Station is the railway transportation hub in the NSW of Australia. Central Station is the beginning /end of many of the train lines that service the Sydney area and NSW. This beautiful old station is just great, if we need to go absolutely...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled from the north shore line and had to change To go out to the airport. The station is the main station where country trains leave from as well as the metropolitan trains. There is usually a lift for mobile impaired passengers and the stairs...More

Thank tigger2594
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I go once a week on the country link trains to Visit my parents in the blue mountains with my 5month old son... the staff are ALWAYS so so helpful! From access to the parent bathrooms (of which there are plenty and almost always very...More

Thank TheaFB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As expected, it's commonly busy and crowded, yet very convenient and accessible. It's where I go, mostly for changing trains to go to different parts of the city. Staff are attentive and platforms are labelled nicely. There are also options for stairs or escalators, so...More

Thank nurulshima14
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Love central Station. It's well staff. Lots of police always there. Best way too travel in Sydney. Could ppl watch for hours here.

Thank Jen N Brett S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a big station with a lot going on, so it will help if you know the times of your train and where to go. We love it, as it has a real buzz, there are buskers at various spots, some good some not...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Having flown in from Tas i was advised the best way to get into Sydney is via the underground rail system. We don't have passenger rail in Tas so it would be a unique experience. Google told me to travel to Central and get off...More

Thank W3557OOpatrickc
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Hi I'm seeking recommendations for a quality hotel within 5 minutes walking distance of Sydney's Central Railway Station please. I will have carry on luggage. Catching a bus from Central to Canberra. Thanks in advance.
25 April 2017|
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Response from BuddhaTrailTraveller |
Thank you David. I booked the Mercure. Cheers
Hi We are thinking of booking the train from Sydney to Melbourne and was wondering if anyone had done this trip and how they found it Thanks
14 July 2016|
Response from Yutong Z |
ride XPT, 10 hour trip