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Central Railway Station

Eddy Ave | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9379 1777
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Interesting architecture

A stunning old building with gorgeous architecture. This is the main train hub and is hugely busy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wellington, New Zealand
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Easy access to rail

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Springwood, Australia
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“light rail” (25 reviews)
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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 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Janette1953
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 9 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 2 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
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the oldest buildings in the area and one of Architectural interest due to its stonework and signage that gives it that great Classical look blending in so well with the area If you have time then please do go and take...More

1  Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

No battery on my phone They have a machine which is charged at $5 for 60 minutes no credit given if under 60 minutes What a rip off Cold and windy while waiting still no food outlet still waiting for reopening after fire ages ago...More

1  Thank samsonSydney
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I was very ill in Sydney and needed to get back to Lake Macquarie immediately. I had all the details of my Opal card but not the physical card. Instead of explaining succinctly and courteously about requiring a single fare ticket from the machine, the...More

1  Thank Johnmdub
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25 April 2017|
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Response from BuddhaTrailTraveller |
Thank you David. I booked the Mercure. Cheers
14 July 2016|
Response from Yutong Z |
ride XPT, 10 hour trip