About Sydney

The City of Sydney is situated on one of the most beautiful harbours in the world. With stunning views, unique attractions and a cosmopolitan lifestyle, Sydney is one of the most popular destinations to visit.

With two of the most recognisable icons, the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney is renowned for its popular white sandy beaches, national parks, mix of historical landmarks and modern architectural designs.

Sydney is made up of a series of precincts each with its own unique character and appeal to both national and international visitors.

Getting Around Sydney

Airport Link

Sydney's airport train runs from approximately 5am until midnight seven days a week, to and from the Domestic and International Terminals and all City Circle railway stations.

For more information, call 02 8337 8417 or visit www.airportlink.com.au


Sydney Buses run services throughout the city almost 24 hours a day. The main bus terminals are located at Circular Quay, Wynyard, Town Hall and Central Station and information is available from bus kiosks at Circular Quay, Wynyard Station and Queen Victoria Building and Central Station.

Trains - Metropolitan Services

CityRail trains have a large network across Sydney which runs from approximately 4am until after midnight on most lines. Train information kiosks are located at Circular Quay and Central Stations and ticket vending machines are open 24 hours.

Trains - Interstate and Intrastate Services

Central Railway Station is the main junction for interstate and intrastate rail services. Information about these services is available from the Central Station train kiosk or from the CountryLink Infoline on 132 232.


Travel on Sydney's iconic harbour with services to the inner harbour, Sydney's Eastern Suburbs, Manly or along the Parramatta River. Ferry kiosks are located at Circular Quay and Manly.

For further information on Sydney buses, trains and ferries, please visit Transport Info at www.131500.com.au or call 131 500.


Sydney is regarded as a safe city, making it attractive to explore. Taxis, rental vehicles and chauffeured limousine services are all available. A taxi rank is situated throughout the city, or can be flagged on the street.
Sydney’s major taxi companies include:

  • Taxis Combined Services - 133 300
  • Premier Cabs - 13 10 17
  • Silver Service - 133 100
  • Legion Cabs – 13 14 51