Sydney Public Transport, Car Rentals
Sydney Transport - How to Get Around Sydney - The city has an efficient public transport system and of course lots of private options.
Aside from public transportion, there are Sydney Car Rental options, from luxury to discount, as well as four wheel drives, vans, sports cars and campervans.
Sydney Public Transport
Ferries, Trains and Buses
Public transport is an easy way to get around the city, much of it integrated with coordinated times and a variety of tickets available, allowing multiple modes of transport as well as entry to popular attractions.
Discount Travel Cards
There are discount travel cards available, such as the SydneyPass, which give you unlimited bus, ferry and central train travel for three, five or seven days. You can also get return transfers from Sydney Airport as well as discounts from different attractions and museums along the way - there is a family rate available.
Other Sydney discount fare passes include BusPlus, Sydney Explorer and Bondi Explorer Buses, TravelPass, Blue Mountains ExplorerLink and the DayTripper. These handy combined ferry, train and bus passes allow you to explore Greater Sydney with relative ease at affordable prices.
Most buses serving the Eastern Suburbs such as Bondi and Coogee arrive and depart from Central Railway Station, on the south end of the Sydney CBD (Central Business District- Inner City), or Circular Quay, at the foot of the city.
Sydney buses heading to and returning from the western and north-west of the greater Sydney area terminate next to the Queen Victoria Building near Town Hall in the city, as well as Circular Quay.
To get to the Northern Beaches and other north Sydney suburbs, there are buses leaving and returning to Wynyard on a regular basis during the day and more infrequently late at night.
To catch the city’s sights and main attractions, take the Red Explorer Bus. This bus service takes you to places of interest around city central, such as the Sydney Opera House, Kings Cross, Royal Botanical Gardens, The Australian Museum and more.
Departing every 18 minutes, the service runs from 8.40am to 5.22pm every day of the week, except Christmas Day.
The Sydney Explorer and Bondi Explorer Buses allow visitors to ride and hop off along the route when visiting Sydney City or Eastern Suburbs and Bondi attractions, complete with commentary.
Trains in Sydney
The Seven Day Rail Pass allows you to unlimited train travel within the area and dates indicated on your ticket. You can purchase them from vending machines at any Sydney train station or at the railway ticket office.
Central Train Station, Circular Quay, Town Hall and Wynyard are major city terminuses for buses as well as trains. You can catch ferries and Jetcats at Circular Quay. See Sydney Trains Map - Sydney Circular Quay Map.
The city evolved around Sydney Harbour - Ferries or Jetcats from Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, or Parramatta are an enjoyable way to see Sydney Harbour.
Both the Manly Ferry and the Parramatta Jetcat give you stunning views of the beautiful Sydney Harbour. Another way to enjoy Sydney Harbour is take one of the many Sydney Harbour Cruises from Circular Quay in the City.
You can purchase a FerryTen ticket for ferry rides for up to 10 times at a discount. Ferries can take you to Balmain, Darling Harbour, the North Shore, Manly (a great way to see the harbour), Rose Bay, Parramatta, Double Bay and Taronga Zoo. Go to Circular Quay, a major transport connection terminus. See Sydney Trains Map.
See more details on destinations around the city Sydney Attractions.
The Bondi Explorer Bus Service takes you not only to Bondi Beach, but also to South Head, Tamarama, Bronte and Coogee Beaches and through the picturesque Sydney eastern suburbs.
Sydney Car Rentals
Car hire, luxury to discount, as well as four wheel drives, vans and campervans. See Sydney Car Rentals.
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