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Address: Eddy Ave | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 9379 1777
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Convenient and busy

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... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 it's very accommodating. Definitely helpful for tourists like me :)

Thank nurulshima14
Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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1,028 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 506 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 so good. Many cafes and eateries dotted around, as like most major train stations of... More 

Thank JnVSydney
Hobart, Australia
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116 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 to connect to a service going close to my hotel. What Google didn't tell me... More 

Thank W3557OOpatrickc
Quezon City
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246 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Happy to have stayed in a hotel near the Central Railway Station. This railway station was our starting point everyday with our travel itinerary. Instructions are clear as day; very easy to navigate.

Thank bunko007
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We took our main trips to locations out of the CBD from the Central Station while we were on holiday in Sydney, and we found the train services to be quite convenient as a central hub, as the name suggests

Thank Hashani87
Casablanca, Morocco
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456 reviews
273 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

First get your Opal card, most convenience stores. Traveled a 150 kms for like $8.60. The stations and trains are clean. Also have quite cars. The Opal card is for all public transportation.

Thank G L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

It only took us 5 mins from where we were staying , well explained only thing is they could ha e more shops and seats

Thank spooky08
Leicester, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The main hub for changing trains or catching the tram, it's a big place with lots of platforms and if you're on the airport train quite a walk to the tram terminus, having said that it's quite easy to find your way around. Worth noting that any line with a prefix of T is for local trains, the tram is... More 

Thank crushertim
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

What a scary place to be the grounds are full off homeless with tents the local indigenous people hang around the entrance and ask people for money or cigarettes there is no security or police around even rail staff are no where to be found If u go make sure u implement safety procedures and keeping you valuables safe and... More 

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